Uncle Mafufo - Zills and Drums: Thrilling, Chilling Zilling ~ Belly Dance Music CD
This is an Instructional CD, intermediate skill level.
Middle Eastern Drum and Zill Pattern CD, "Uncle Mafufo ~ Zills and Drums: Thrilling, Chilling Zilling", perfect for dancers and musicians alike.
Dancers can learn how to accompany some of the most popular rhythms of dance with your body and zills.
For musicians, this CD has examples that can be taken as suggestions and possibilities on how to accompany and complement the various rhythms played. Many of the patterns are interchangeable but each has it's own flavor and character. Uncle Mafufo has an awesome reputation of producing some of the best instruction and music for dancers, and instructors alike.
Uncle Mafufo presents the zills as an important part of the percussion ensemble, which rhythm to play with what, plus variations. Accompanied by tabla, defs, naqara, hand claps, and tabl beledi, Armando uses zills beautifully handcrafted by Sulyman.
"I believe any percussion player could benefit from this (CD)... great for dancing"...KAJIRA, Zaghareet, March/April 1999.