Ruslan Djumbaev: Acrobatic Player

Here is something really different. We all know Jimi Hendrix played his guitar behind his head or with his teeth. Well, Ruslan Djumbaev brings acrobatic playing to a completely new level. Here he plays the Komuz, the national stringed instrument of Kirghizistan. From what I’ve found on wikipedia, acrobatic playing is a common practice of Komuz’s virtuosos. “The komuz is generally made from a single piece of wood (usually apricot or juniper) and has three strings traditionally made out of gut, […]

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