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Saturday, December 27, 2014  4:00 – 9:00 pm

          “Life Alive”

Doumbek Workshop, Potluck, Concert

Educational, social, culinary,entertaining, spiritual, fun, joyful and healing…

Dror w/ Ahouach Ourika Valley

Dror w/ Ahouach Ourika Valley

wonderful retreat…

      with Dror Sinai

                       (Rhythm Fusion, Santa Cruz)

Ma*Shuqa & Carl are excited to host a…

“Pre-New Year Gathering to Live a Lively Life”

Lets keep the vibration up celebrating 2014

making sure we have lively lives

and enjoy life, and each other.

Come share a fun afternoon and evening among friends.


– Presented by Reel Sound and Light Productions, Ma*Shuqa and Carl Sermon –

4:00 – 5:30pm “Intro to Rhythms and Doumbek Workshop”

  • For anyone interested in hand drums, music, dance, awareness, fun, and inspiration.
  • Focus on Middle Eastern and North African styles
  • Explore basic healthy positions of holding the doumbek and learn basic tones.
  • Learn basic traditional rhythms while playing musical games, learning to embody the rhythms. 
  • Listen to ourselves and others and have “rhythmical conversations” as we play together in harmony and learn while having fun…and dancing together.
  • Doumbeks, riqs, frame drums available to borrow at the workshop.


6:00-7:00 PM Potluck Dinner  Please bring food to share, wine and other drinks, we’ll meet and greet each other creating a warm community.  $10. or Potluck/Wine donation


7:00-9:00 pm Desert Roots Mugical (Music and Magic) Concert

Dror will share with us singing and playing a variety of songs from the Middle East and North Africa: Israel, Yemen, Egypt, Spanish Sephardic Ladino, Tunisia, and Morocco.

Playing a variety of drums – frame drums, riq, and darbuka, and singing these haunting songs

we’ll be transformed to faraway lands.

 We’ll all have a chance to join in with joyful songs, drums, and dancing…


Doumbek workshop $20   Potluck (or $10 donation)   Concert $25


Mail check to Studio or Call (408) 356-9473 to register and pay by credit card

Ma*Shuqa & Carl’s Studio, 15651 Camino Del Cerro, Los Gatos, CA 95032, USA

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