Brief History and Examples of Split Hand Technique

Brief History of Split Hand Technique.pdf

Here are some examples of great players today in Turkey

Misirli Ahmet
The inventor of this style. His speciality is holding the rhythm with one drum and soloing with the other.

Suat Borozan
Another one of the first darbuka players to play split hand technique. Known for his athletic style.


Bünyamin Olguncan
Known for his beautiful sounds, graceful hands and deep feeling.


Onur Il
Internet sensation Onur Il known for his amazing chops.


Ali Kil
Ankara based drummer who writes awesome compositions for darbuka.

Kucuk Sercan
Sercan Gider a child prodigy who plays on Istiklal street in Istanbul