Middle Eastern Music - Arabic Classical and Folkloric -
Turkish Classical and Roman - Original Compositions -
Tribal Dance - Moroccan, Magrebi and Muwashahat

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New Release - Out soon "The Qaria Project"

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Calendar updated on May 27, 2017


Helm Workshops and Performances - January through April, 2017

Jan 19 - Thursday - Homecoming (FCBD) in San Francisco We will be playing an open floor dance set from 8-9 pm, sound by DJ Amar. Contact fcbd.com to register

Feb 5, Mar 5, Apr 2 (Sundays) - El Morocco Restaurant, 2203 Morello Ave, Pleasant Hill, CA - Al Azifoon & Helm will be playing. Start time 6:30pm; ph# 925-671-0132 for reservations

Mar 9 - Thursday - Don Quixote Bar and Restaurant, Felton, CA - 7:30 -10:30 pm. Helm will be performing with Santa Cruz area dancers, details here, hosted by Helené. Dancers will include Persephone and Malia deFelice

Mar 11 - Saturday - Workshops at Desert Dream Dance Studio, 1025 Water Street, Santa Cruz Both Ling Shien and Mark will be teaching workshops on finger cymbals and percussion. Central focus will be a "drum solo" composition and choreography for both.