Tom Cooper, Percussion

Tom joined Jamila Lotus in 2007.  

Tom was co-founder and longtime

Music Director of Domba!,

the seminal dance repertory which greatly influenced tribal bellydance in the US and abroad, and with whom he appeared onstage at the Arizona Renaissance Festival for 15 years.  


Tom has been performing and teaching Middle Eastern and African music for over 20 years, and participates in projects of diverse genres, from world music to experimental jazz.


His visual art shows regularly in Phoenix.

Visit Tom’s website here