1)    Professional clay darbouka   Height: 16.5 in    Head: 10 in
         Available colors:
      Solids:   Black, Brown, Blue, White, Red, Green
      Multicolored:      "One of a kind design" - please click here for current designs
 
      w/ goatskin: $95
      w/ stingray:  $125-150    (stingray skins are either fresh water or salt water types)

2)    Student* clay darbouka with goat skin drumhead   $60 
3)    Student clay darbouka with stingray drumhead**     $100
      Height: 16 in     Head: 10 in

      Available colors:  Unglazed only 
           Green or Red  (as shown, right)
          *These are the most basic darboukas we have available   
       which are non-polished ceramic edges & looser stitching..
         The sound quality is adequate, but not  as professionally "tuned" because of the                     stitichwork.
       **The stingray skin heads have Najib's professional stitchwork, but the design stays the           same

4)    Egyptian tambourine with stingray head  
       $100 (w/ vinyl case)
       Width:    10 in            with goatskin   $45

       Wood frame:   Mosaic tiles  or Painted design (right)
      The tambourine is considered the original drumset   
5)    Bendir (Frame drum)   $  50-100
      Light-weight wood frame with goat skin  w/ or w/o classic North African                  "resonance strings"

6)    Bamboo flutes (Nay)  $ 65 and above  (from Syria & Egypt)
      The length determines the key. Price varies with length.
      
7)    Gnawan Hand castenets from Morocco & Tunisia  (Esh-ka-schach or Kar-ka-ba)  
      $  95    1 set (pair) of steel Esh ka schach

       Sounds similar to galloping horses. Makes a lot of noise

8)    Gnawan Percussive bass (Hash-hoosh)  
       Wood frame, goat skin, and natural strings give this instrument an earthy               sound.
       The instrument is strummed like the bass guitar, but the skin is also used          as an added percussive sound.

9)     Tahrija    Moroccan Finger Drums   $20-35 (see below)
       Hand-held clay drums with goatskin drumhead and natural resonance                    strings. Height varies from 8 - 16 in
       This instrument is played with one finger (pointer finger) by men & women              during weddings and festivals.
Finger
cymbals

Student sizes:
(2 1/4 inches)
brass, silver,  tri-color
$18
Egyptian versions
$15

professional
sizes
available
(please call for price)
NBAHRI RHYTHMS
All Darbouka & Tambourine heads are custom-applied by Mr. Najib Bahri
with the best quality skin & hand work
North African Instruments
All Darbouka & Tambourine heads are custom-applied by Mr. Najib Bahri
with the best quality skin & hand work
Unfortunately, we have closed our Chicago store

Items are avialable for online sales

Please contact us if you  would like to purchase any instruments:
nbahri_rhythms@
hotmail.com


NBAHRI RHYTHMS
CD's & Tapes available at
NBahri Rhythms
Moroccan Gnawan dancers with Esh-ka-schach
Finger
cymbals

Student sizes:
(2 1/4 inches)
brass, silver,  tri-color
$18
Egyptian versions
$15

professional
sizes
available
(please call for price)
Accessories

1)  Darbouka carrying case     $65  (plus S&H)
    Sturdy padded canvas case with travel straps
    (see left margin)

2)  Tambourine canvas bag     $30
    (very sturdy)

3)   Bendir (Frame drum) padded bag
     With zippered side pocket
Other Instruments Available

1)    Metal darbouka w/ synthetic drumhead: 
       Large   (10 in. head, 16 3/4 height):    $95           
       Small   (8 in head, 11 3/4 height):     $50
          Available colors: bronze, silver, black, olive, red, green,                         blue, burgundy (large size only).
           Includes case, extra head, and tunng tool.
2)    Oud    $180-250      (Imported from Syria & Egypt. Great woodwork.)
    


3)     Egyptian Tabl ("tabel")  Drum
       $250 
       Similar to marching band drum
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Services

1)   Instrument Reheading & Repair
     Would you like to change your drum head to stingray skin?
      Got a hole on your drumhead skin?
      Cracked clay darbouka, but don't want to throw it out?
      Uneven clay on your drumhead need filing?
     Tambourine jingles don't sound right?
      Broken strings on your bendir?

2)   Want to learn how to put a skin our your own instrument?

3)   Private percussion classes available with Najib Bahri
     Private lessons: $60 per hour   * sign up for 5 hours & pay $250       Drum & Dance workshops available. Would you like to sponsor        a workshop in your area? Please contact us

4)   Najib Bahri & El Amal are available for
     -private & public events
     -haflas (parties)    
           Enjoy vibrant music & dance from North Africa
Favorite Links:
Tahrija
Website created by T. J-Bahri 12/24/01
Thanks for visiting
and
Hope to see you soon!!!

This page was last updated on:
12/14/08

* Shipping & Handling fees
varies with weight & type of delivery
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Lightweight tambourines
7in     $18
10in    $25
Goatskin
1)    Professional clay darbouka   Height: 16.5 in    Head: 10 in
         Available colors:
      Solids:   Black, Brown, Blue, White, Red, Green
      Multicolored:      "One of a kind design" - please click here for current designs
 
      w/ goatskin: $95
      w/ stingray:  $125-150    (stingray skins are either fresh water or salt water types)

2)    Student* clay darbouka with goat skin drumhead   $60 
3)    Student clay darbouka with stingray drumhead**     $100
      Height: 16 in     Head: 10 in

      Available colors:  Unglazed only 
           Green or Red  (as shown, right)
          *These are the most basic darboukas we have available   
       which are non-polished ceramic edges & looser stitching..
         The sound quality is adequate, but not  as professionally "tuned" because of the                     stitichwork.
       **The stingray skin heads have Najib's professional stitchwork, but the design stays the           same

4)    Egyptian tambourine with stingray head  
       $100 (w/ vinyl case)
       Width:    10 in            with goatskin   $45

       Wood frame:   Mosaic tiles  or Painted design (right)
      The tambourine is considered the original drumset   
5)    Bendir (Frame drum)   $  50-100
      Light-weight wood frame with goat skin  w/ or w/o classic North African                  "resonance strings"

6)    Bamboo flutes (Nay)  $ 65 and above  (from Syria & Egypt)
      The length determines the key. Price varies with length.
      
7)    Gnawan Hand castenets from Morocco & Tunisia  (Esh-ka-schach or Kar-ka-ba)  
      $  95    1 set (pair) of steel Esh ka schach

       Sounds similar to galloping horses. Makes a lot of noise

8)    Gnawan Percussive bass (Hash-hoosh)  
       Wood frame, goat skin, and natural strings give this instrument an earthy               sound.
       The instrument is strummed like the bass guitar, but the skin is also used          as an added percussive sound.

9)     Tahrija    Moroccan Finger Drums   $20-35 (see below)
       Hand-held clay drums with goatskin drumhead and natural resonance                    strings. Height varies from 8 - 16 in
       This instrument is played with one finger (pointer finger) by men & women              during weddings and festivals.
Goatskin
Padded darbouka bag $65
w/side pocket
Stiff padding

This page was last updated on: December 14, 2008