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David Kuckhermann

Claudia Acuña

After studying with teachers such as Glen Velez, Behnam Samani, Ramesh Shotham and Ustad Fayaz Khan he created his personal style, incorporating techniques and rhythms from the hand-drumming traditions of Iran, India, Egypt, Europe, Turkey and Africa.

Among others he worked with Dead Can Dance, Levent Yildirim, the medieval music ensemble Cordatum, Ahmad Al-Khatib, Taner Akyol, the Pera Ensemble, Riadh Feri, the Sicily Philarmonic Orchestra, Raquy and the Cavemen, Cristina Braga, Bassam Sabam, Mishra and Susan and Martin Weinert. David has performed and tought masterclasses in Spain, the Netherlands, Germany, Greece, Italy, Palestine, Tunisia, Brazil, Chile, France, Poland, Estonia, Ireland and the USA.

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