I essentially play Indian percussion instruments, which are completely different to either the standard western drumkit or things like Latin and African percussion, which I would expect most people to be more familiar with. Indian percussion is very technically [...]
Khanjira (A very weird little creature, like a tiny tambourine with only one jingle. Incredibly difficult to play, not least because the head is highly abrasive sharkskin - I kid you not - which has the ability to separate skin from hand in no time at all. It makes a pretty amazing funky sound if played correctly.YouTube - Balamuralikrishna's concert - Thani Avarthanam Part 2 I can tolerate a certain amount of pain in a good cause.)
I'm not really in to traditional indian music, but I'm very intrigued by it. Mostly because of the skill it seems to require to play it, and the very many, and the very strange, percussion instruments that are a part of indian folk music. The video you linked to was very interesting, thanks for sharing that.