When you think of Christmas music, tabla is not the instrument that comes immediately to mind. And yet, Mumbai percussionist Seon Almeida makes a strong case for it on this medley of two Christmas classics: "Jingle Bells" and "We Three Kings."
"On every stroke of tabla a magical blizzard of jolly memories rush [this] song we sang since we were kids," Almeida writes, introducing the video on his YouTube channel. Aided by a Handsonic percussion pad, he casts a spell with the precision of his tabla playing. Watch below: