The Tabla, also known as the Doumbek, is an ancient instrument of the Arab World, and is rarely absent from any celebration. This goblet-shaped drum is used folk, popular and classical music throughout the Middle East and neighboring countries. Many around the world are drawn to this captivating instrument. In Rhythms of the Arab World Volume 2, Karim Nagi builds upon the material in Volume 1 and takes you to the next level with challenging rhythms and essential insight on performing with a bellydancer. Karim Nagi is a native Egyptian teacher and performer of Arab music and dance.