Welcome to my homepage!!
My name is Lars Bo Kujahn.
I work with music from Turkey, arabian countries as well as Balkan and worldfusion in general.
My main instrument is the arabian "Qanoon" (arabian piano) - and beside I play
"Oriental Percussion" ; tabla/darbuka(arabian turkish drum) and all kinds of frame drums from Middle East/Asia. Finally I play drums and guitar as well..
Here you can read about my teaching, workshops, CDs, and my books "Oriental Percussion" and the coming edition "Oriental Percussion 2".
The new one is an updated version of my old one from 1992.
The new edtion of Oriental Percussion is now ready in a unsigned version - which
You can order direct from my email for
Here you have a view :
For dancers and students I made the CD "Lars Buka" (united one rec.-Berlin), it's a CD which gives you a good idea of rhythms and percussion from the Middle East (look at www.united-one.com).
If you like to learn how to play darbuka/tabla - percussion from
Turkey, Balkan and the Middle East or Qanoon, just mail to me :
My work with music from the Middle East have brought me around the world - played with my ensemble Oriental Mood, and made workshops from Borneo to Egypt and Middle East - to nearly all Europe and USA.
As a composer I write for my ensemble "Oriental Mood" and the
percussion group "World of Drums".
I make seminars, workshops, lectures about music from Middle East and Turkey and Balkan.
Every summer I teach at Vestjyllands Hoejskole one week with the theme "Oriental Mix".
Beside that I teach regulary at Rhythmic Center in Copenhagen, Klaverfabrikken in Hilleroed
I make weekend and one day workshops in Denmark and the rest of our beautiful world. In 1998 and 2004 I was the leader and coordinator for the workshop "East in West" at the Rhythmic Music Consevatory in Copenhagen.
As a music consultant I have been resposible for the musicprogramme of the Images of the Middle East 2006 in Denmark.
My band www.oriental-mood.dk participated as well with the great singer Fatma Zidan from Cairo.
Peace and love in our world !!
Finally I work as a studio musician in all kinds of music from dance, hiphop, pop to classic and world.
Best regards from
Lars Bo Kujahn
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