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Can Afrojack get Saudi Arabia dancing to the beat of its own drum?

The National 17 Mar 2023
With the centre of gravity seemingly moving away from the West, can Arab artists take advantage of the cultural shift?School of dance ... He says that Arabic music has ... “Arabic music also has distinct quarter-tone notes that are really tough to master if you are a non-Arab musician.

Israeli band Radio Baghdad will perform Iraqi maqams in the Capital today

Indian Express 11 Mar 2023
Radio Baghdad, the band, is attempting to be the conduit, a reminder of how things once were, and how so many Jewish musicians were performers of Arabic music, and how \u201cin music, the barriers never matter\u201d ... \u201cA whole generation of Iraqi musicians fled in the '50s. These were all top musicians, very famous.

Riyadh Oud Exhibition celebrates Arabic musical heritage

Arab News 11 Mar 2023
According to the GEA, the event was also “the largest Arab gathering of oud players” and included a number of live performances, as well as oud tutorials from Saudi and Yemeni maestros Abadi Al-Johar and Ahmed Fathi ... ‎"‎Riyadh Oud Exhibition is the biggest oud exhibition in the Arab world‎"‎, according to ‎the organizing bodies.

Photos: Mohamed Abdel Wahhab Museum opened to public for free for his birthday

Egypt Independent 10 Mar 2023
The Cairo Opera House announced the opening of Mohamed Abdel Wahhab Museum and Musical Instruments Museum at the Arab Music Institute for free for the public for a week, starting from Sunday 12 to Thursday 16 March, daily from 10 am to 3 pm in celebration of the birthday of the Abdel Wahab, known as the Musician of Generations.

AWAN: Bringing Arab women artists together under one roof

The New Arab 08 Mar 2023
Arab Women Artists Now (AWAN) returns for its eighth edition with an exciting and electric mix of collaborations with inspiring female Arab artists presenting their creative projects and participating in a space for cultural and artistic exchange ... A post shared by Arab Women Artists Now (@awanfestival) ... Jana told The New Arab.

Orchestra Aiming to Build Bridges Between Israelis, Arabs Performs First Concert at UN Headquarters

The Algemeiner 07 Mar 2023
A United Nations-supported classical musical ensemble that is comprised of young Arab and Israeli musicians recently played its first concert at UN headquarters in New York ... Violinist Sindy Faisal Abdel Wahab from Egypt joined the ensemble in 2013 and said it was the first time that she met musicians from other Arab countries and Israel.

WNBA Players Open Up About Playing in Israel While Country Faces Rocket Attacks

The Algemeiner 07 Mar 2023
A 2017 Women’s National Basketball Association final. Photo. Lorie Shaull via Wikimedia Commons ... 0. Orchestra Aiming to Build Bridges Between Israelis, Arabs Performs First Concert at UN Headquarters. A United Nations-supported classical musical ensemble that is comprised of young Arab and Israeli musicians recently played its first concert... .

Atif Aslam talks all things music ahead of Dubai concert

Khaleejtimes 01 Mar 2023
So how does he measure his success ... "We're playing with 32 musicians and everyone is phenomenal," says Atif. "I am loving the Arabic section, the flute player, our engineers, and everyone is amazing and doing a fantastic job." ... Kudos to him, how he has formed this band and made all these musicians from different cultures and countries come together ... .

Polyphony concert at HCRJ breaks down cultural barriers

Jewish Herald Voice 23 Feb 2023
Special program brings Arab and Jewish musical students together ... The professional-caliber musicians and soloists – Arab Muslim, Arab Christian and Jewish – gave an inspiring performance that included music from the greats, Beethoven, Mozart, Schubert, Puccini and others.

Ala Ghawas serenades a packed audience at Cultural Hall

Gulf Daily News 22 Feb 2023
One of the most influential artists of his generation, the ...

For Saudi singer Asayel music is a language, not only type of art

Arab News 19 Feb 2023
“I feel like we’re developing in such an incredible way and I think it’s the end of the era of Western music, and our (Arab) voices and talents are being recognized,” Bishi told Arab News. From hundreds of applications for XPERFORM, only 10 artists and musicians were selected to ...

GCU Music Society, Turkish band create a unique musical fusion

Urdu Point 16 Feb 2023
LAHORE, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 16th Feb, 2023 ) .The Government College University (GCU) Lahore hosted a captivating fusion of Turkish and classical Sufi music, as the renowned Turkish band Afro-Arab Music Circle performed alongside the talented musicians and singers of GCU's Nazir Ahmad Music Society (NAMS).

Festival hits the right notes

Gulf Daily News 15 Feb 2023
The talented artists will take the stage to blur the borders between classical, pop, folk, jazz and Arabic ... Next Tuesday at 8pm, Bahraini musician Ala Ghawas will serenade audiences at the Cultural Hall with a selection of songs, both in Arabic and English, from his nine albums released throughout his 15 year-long career.

The Sampler: Grace Ives, Julmud, Oddisee

RNZ 15 Feb 2023
Tony Stamp reviews albums from American indie pop musician Grace Ives, Palestinian producer Julmud, and hip-hop artist Oddisee ... The scene is focused on connecting with Palestinian musicians based in Israel, and celebrating their Arab identity through music ... As well as performing keys and percussion, Julmud often samples traditional Arabic music.

Grammys: MENA musicians up for awards in music ceremony

The New Arab 05 Feb 2023
The New Arab takes a look at the nominees from the region ... Panamanian musician Danilo Perez’s album "Crisálida" is nominated for Best Latin Jazz Album, and is also performed in collaboration with The Global Messengers, an ensemble which features many with Arab instrumentalists.

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