In this DVD geared towards beginners, you will learn the basic skills and proper technique for a doumbek performance. After reviewing proper body, arm and hand positions, Issam will break down the doumbek technique and common rhythms used in bellydance and Middle Eastern drumming for drummers and dancers. Issam Houshan is one of the greatest tabla players of all time. His skills and techniques are unmatched. As a master, he has played for master singers and dancers such as Cheb Mami, Ragheb Alama, Samara, and Haweda Al Hashem. Issam was also a featured drummer for Sting on his Desert Rose. Tour.