Tor Dietrichson


Introduction to the Tabla



Rhythm Tent

Tor presents an introduction to the classic percussion instrument of India, the tabla drums.

Artist bio

Starting on conga drums at 16, Tor moved from Seattle to the Bay Area at 18 to study tabla with Zakir Hussain, becoming the youngest member of the legendary Diga Rhythm Band with Hussain and Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart one year later. Tor has taught both congas and tabla for more than 45 years.