Welcome to the TomBak Academy
You want to learn Tombak or improve your rhythm and drum skills, you are at the right place!
Tombak is the main percussion instrument of the Persian music. The name of the Tombak comes from the two basic sounds of the drum, the Tom (low pitch sound of the drum), and the Bak (high pitch sound of the drum).
In Tombak Academy, we use the sounds of the drum to render the rhythm vocally and to memorize the rhythms. A unique way of learning the tombak using the language of the drum.
You can start with Level 1 or Level 2
In the level 1, we are going to learn the basic language of tombak, using 4 basic syllables of the drum: The Tom, the Bak, the meh and the keh. The course is designed to start with the very basic notion and gradually making progress.
In this level, we are going to learn some very important rhythms for tombak, using the 5 basic strokes. You will have exercises to improve your technic and your dexterity. Also at the end of each chapter, you will have a final composition.