Lars Bo Kujahn
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Lars Bo Kujahn
Started as a rock-drummer in 1975, but all ready from start of the 80′ies its the Balkan music and the Middle Eastern music, which inspires Lars Bo Kujahn. 1987 forms the band Kefir since then it changes the name to Svira, tours a.m.o. in Macedonia in 1988. Autumn 1988 is a great change with a scholarship to Istanbul and Cairo to study Oriental Percussion from Turkey and the Middle East (supp. By Dansih Musiccouncil and DJBFA). At the conservatory in Istanbul Lars Bo Kujahn takes lessons in turkish rhythms by Ferruh Yarkin , and in Cairo by professor Mahmood Hamoda. Since then its been more than 35 trips to Cairo.
1991 Lars Bo Kujahn publishes the book “Oriental Percussion” (incl.MC) at Percussioncenter Publishing CPH.
2006 he publish hes 2.nd book/DVD "Oriental Percussion2". This was the beginning to give a lot of workshops all over Scandinavia, such as : Falun (Sweden), Kuopio, Helsinki, Tampere, Turko, Jüvaskula, etc.(Finland) Oslo (Norway), Stockholm, Lund, Malmö (Sweden). Teaches daily at RYC Copenhagen and Pianofactory in Hilleröd – and guest teacher at Conservatories in Denmark Have had scholarships for New York and Morocco 1992-1993. Since 1993 Lars Bo Kujahn have studied and played the arabian zither instrument “Qanoon”, which he studied in Egypt and Tunis (supp. By DJBFA).