Toubeleki

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Toubeleki
TOYMBELEKI (Pottery drum).jpg
Percussion instrument
Other names chalice drum, tarabuka, tarabaki, darbuka, debuka, doumbek, dumbec, dumbeg, dumbelek, tablah, toumperleki ,zerbaghali
Classification hand percussion


The toubeleki (Greek: τουμπελέκι), is a kind of a Greek traditional drum musical instrument. It is made from metal, open at its down side and covered with a skin stretched over it. It is played with the hands and used often in the Greek traditional folk rhythms, for the particularly cover of the Greek laiko and rebetiko music.

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