Latest News for: Arab musician


Musical nostalgia beats in the heart of Jeddah

Arab News 26 Sep 2023
Idriss has an enviable musical background, having collaborated with many prominent Saudi and Arab musicians ... In a conversation with Arab News, Idriss recalled being a part of the last generation to receive formal music classes at Al-Thagour School in Saudi Arabia ... and Arab music.

Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi concludes its debut at Jeonju International Sori Festival

Urdu Point 25 Sep 2023
Top musicians from Bait Al Oud, an institute dedicated to the preservation and promotion of traditional Arabic music, and Berklee Abu Dhabi, the first outpost of Berklee College of Music in the middle East, came together in an ensemble titled TAWASL (meaning connection in Arabic) led by Violinist Yarub Smarait.

Tamsin Elliott & Tarek Elazhary: So Far We Have Come review – an Anglo-Egyptian meeting ...

The Guardian 23 Sep 2023
(Penny Fiddle) Bristol-based multi-instrumentalist Elliott and Cairo-based oud virtuoso Elazhary and friends run the gamut from morris dance to classical Arabic traditions Bristol-based Tamsin Elliott is a musician with a roving ear ... 16th-century English dance tunes and classical Arabic melodies, backwoods jigs and Cairo folk.

Kingdom marks 93rd Saudi National Day

Arab News 23 Sep 2023
As guests arrived, they were warmly welcomed in the traditional Saudi way, with Arabic coffee and genuine hospitality. The air was filled with enchanting melodies as singers and musicians occupied various areas within the historic district, mesmerizing the audience with their performances ... Hashim Nazer, CEO of Infuse Advisory, told Arab News.

Brockton's annual Lebanese Festival returns this weekend. Here's all the details.

The Enterprise - Brockton 22 Sep 2023
Mitchell Kalatsunas, an Arabic musician who comes from Greek, Egyptian and Syrian heritage, has been singing and playing the Middle Eastern oud, a lute-type stringed instrument, and the derbakka (tablah), a percussion instrument, for more than two decades.

Saudi National Orchestra gives a rousing performance in New York

Arab News 18 Sep 2023
The musical numbers were masterfully performed by a large orchestra of musicians playing modern and traditional Arab instruments, including the oud and flute ... After an East-meets-West, jazz-Arabic fusion instrumental song played by Saudi musicians and the Dizzy Gillespie ...

Music with a message: Saudi indie band puts social issues in the Hejazi vernacular

Arab News 16 Sep 2023
Arabic music with a rock mentality? Songs with a message sung in the Hejazi dialect? Those might not be the traditional ingredients for a hit in Saudi Arabia, but for one indie band they are proving to be a recipe for success ... “We like to think of ourselves as an alternative Hijazi music group, and we sing in Arabic,” Zubailah said.

The cosmic craft of Egyptian-American composer Halim El-Dabh

The New Arab 15 Sep 2023
It's not common to hear about electronic musicians in the Arabic-speaking world through our writings, education, or everyday conversations. Halim El-Dabh, an Egyptian-American composer, musician, musicologist, and educator, was one such exception and was one of the earliest composers of electronic music.

Thinking Art” and “33 Songs, 99 Words” exhibitions opened at Maraya Art Centre in Sharjah

Gulf News 12 Sep 2023
It is a collection of melodies including songs by some of the most celebrated Arab singers and musicians of the 20th century, such as Fairuz and the Rahbani brothers, who created a world of dreams and nostalgia that amplified listeners’ emotions ... “In my 33 years, ‘the Arab song’ gave me a space of belonging.

Elyanna announces first North American tour  

Arab News 07 Sep 2023
Elyanna recently became the first artist to perform a full set at California’s Coachella music festival in Arabic. The musician is known for her songs “Ghareed Alay,” “Ala Bali,” “Ana Lahale” and the recently released “Mama Eh,” among others.

The Arab American National Museum’s JAM3A Music & Arts Festival returns in person

Press & Guide 07 Sep 2023
The Arab American National Museum (AANM) is pleased to announce the in-person return of JAM3A, a two-day celebration of Arab ... public. JAM3A, which means “gathering” in Arabic, will include an international lineup of musicians sure to delight and entertain, and a vendor market showcasing small artisan businesses for those attending live ... Review ... •Emel ... .

Saudi Arabia launches first music diploma course 

Arab News 05 Sep 2023
The Saudi Music Commission recently inaugurated its Oud House project in Riyadh and invited applications from people interested in learning how to play Arab musical instruments. Oud House has been set up as a training center for musicians under the guidance and supervision of maestro Naseer Shamma and will offer lectures and workshops.

'Voice of the Earth': Tributes paid as Iraqi singer Yas Khidr dies aged 85

The National 03 Sep 2023
Iraqi singer Yas Khidr died on Saturday aged 85 ... لا أودع ياس خضر بل ألقي عليه السلام. ... Popular Iraqi and Arab musicians and cultural personalities paid tributes to Khidr online. “I do not bid farewell to Yas Khidr, but I bid peace upon him and for his soul, which bestowed joy on millions of Arabs,” said Iraqi oud composer Naseer Shamma ... ....

After amassing huge success, New Alamein Festival came to an end, UMS thanks the state bodies, sponsors

Egypt Today 02 Sep 2023
The New Alamien Festival activities included a fashion show by Michael Cinco, and concerts for a notable group of stars in the Arab world, including the great musician Omar Khairat, Elissa, Tamer Hosny, Ragheb Alama, Nancy Ajram, Angham ,Cairokee band, Ahmed Saad, Medhat Saleh, ...

Missed Shah Rukh Khan’s live performance for ‘Jawan’ at Burj Khalifa? Check these videos

Live Mint 01 Sep 2023
SRK made an entry with a dance on Zinda Banda.The event also introduced the Arabic rendition of the film's song, 'Chaleya.' SRK invited musicians Grini and Jamila El Badaoui to share the spotlight, and they performed the song live for the eager crowd.SRK touched upon his ...

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