John has learned how to play the djembe - a ropetuned skin-covered goblet drum
played with bare hands and originally from West Africa.
Balen also sits in front of the tabla on a tune called Weightless and slaps a Middle Eastern goblet drum
27, Issa Coulibaly will play the djembe, a rope-tuned skin-covered goblet drum
, also from West Africa.
One was treated to a solo on the saxophone in one piece and then the goblet drum
Guest artists from Egyptian jazz band Eftekasat joined the group for several numbers mid-show, bringing with them traditionally Middle Eastern instruments such as nay flute (Layth Soliman) and goblet drum
(Hany Bedair) as well as keyboard (Amro Saleh).
Five days later, as the historic gathering drew to a close, drummers pounding West African goblet drums
called djembes greeted the 500 delegates as they gathered in the plenary hall for final eucharist.