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  • noun A goblet drum.

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Examples

  • He is currently studying the alto sax, the Chinese flute and the darbouka.

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  • Ms. Heredia's group merged with the orchestra onstage, as her two guitarists and two female backup singers (and handclappers) mingled with the orchestra's violin, oud, qanun (zither) and darbouka (hand drum) players.

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  • Kit drummer Jordan Perlson and darbouka hotshot Seido Salifoski keep up an insistent, funky throb, no matter how knotty and lopsided the time signatures get, and though bassist Panagiotis Andreou sometimes drops a bit too much sci-ence -- he occasionally comes off like a fusion wanker -- that's hardly enough to spoil the fun.

    Chicago Reader

  • Cemal's long, serpentine solos slither over percolating rhythms played on the darbouka, an ancient hand drum; clarinet arrives in vocalic sobs, chuckles, and sighs; and lightning-quick improvisations on the kanun, a type of zither, are marvels of pointillistic melody.

    Chicago Reader

  • Kit drummer Jordan Perlson and darbouka hotshot Seido Salifoski keep up an insistent, funky throb, no matter how knotty and lopsided the time signatures get, and though bassist Panagiotis Andreou sometimes drops a bit too much sci-ence -- he occasionally comes off like a fusion wanker -- that's hardly enough to spoil the fun.

    Chicago Reader

  • Kit drummer Jordan Perlson and darbouka hotshot Seido Salifoski keep up an insistent, funky throb, no matter how knotty and lopsided the time signatures get, and though bassist Panagiotis Andreou sometimes drops a bit too much sci-ence -- he occasionally comes off like a fusion wanker -- that's hardly enough to spoil the fun.

    Chicago Reader

  • Kit drummer Jordan Perlson and darbouka hotshot Seido Salifoski keep up an insistent, funky throb, no matter how knotty and lopsided the time signatures get, and though bassist Panagiotis Andreou sometimes drops a bit too much sci-ence -- he occasionally comes off like a fusion wanker -- that's hardly enough to spoil the fun.

    Chicago Reader

  • "They'll bring in hard rock, metal, then bring in a darbouka, a Middle Eastern hand drum,, the Turkish electric saz with it, and mix it all together and see what happens," he said.

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  • Their global-minded edge - instruments include the darbouka, Bansuri flute, and cajon, plus an excellent remix by fellow Canuck Eccodek - does not take away from their foundation of Irish flute, fiddles and acoustic guitars.

    Whole Life Times

  • The instruments used here are the accordion, playing a leading role, accompanied by a violin, guitar, bass, a drum resembling the Arabian darbouka and a male and female singer.

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