A Macedonian Roma, Seido has been playing dumbek in Balkan and Middle Eastern style for forty years. He is known for his unique virtuosity in the U.S., Canada and Europe, playing with notable musicians such as Tarkan, Ara Dinkjian, Omar Faruk tekbilek, Ivan Milev, and Ivo Papazov. While exploring his roots in his own group Romski Boji, he is also a member of influential Balkan-jazz quartet Paradox Trio.

Classes with Seido

Rhythm & Technique Seido Style
Seido will begin the weekend with an overview of the core structure of several rhythms found within Balkan, Turkish, and Middle Eastern music. For intermediate and advanced players, Seido will show you how to give your leading arm a break and learn to lead with the other arm.

Odd Meters 1
Seido will focus on a few of odd meter rhythms common in Balkan, Turkish, and Middle Eastern music. Attention will be paid to understanding key rudiments that can be used to enhance your playing. For intermediate and advanced players, Seido will show you how to give your leading arm a break and learn to lead with the other arm.

Odd Meters 2
Seido will focus on a few of odd meter rhythms common in Balkan, Turkish, and Middle Eastern music. Attention will be paid to understanding key rudiments that can be used to enhance your playing. For intermediate and advanced players, Seido will show you how to give your leading arm a break and learn to lead with the other arm.

Website: www.seidoism.com