Decades of performing middle eastern music, drummer Dave Haddad has developed this website to share his knowledge of middle eastern drumming with video tutorials and custom drum loops (beats). “Most Popular Persian 6/8 Beats” is a step by step, comprehensive instructional video focusing on 10 beats while the “Moroccan Clave’ North African Rhythms” lesson breaks down an ostinato pattern and features 18 beats.
From this page you can download drum loops to use for your own music. Loops performed by Dave Haddad at various bpm’s. You may also order your very own custom beats to be made to your bpm and performance specifications. Maybe you have a beat in your head… just send an email to Dave with ideas on what you are looking for, include your desired bpm’s and he will answer back with all the info you’ll need.
Touring & session drummer for legendary Iranian singer Googoosh for 12 years, Dave is very familiar with middle eastern music and just as comfortable playing traditional western styles.