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Assala Nasri

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Bassam Saba

Bassam Saba is among the most creative and influential figures in today’s Arabic music. Born in Lebanon, and now based in New York, Bassam has deep roots in Arabic tradition, a profound knowledge of Western classical music, and a feeling for jazz and pop. Read more...

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Enzo Avitabile

The spirit and soul of Southern ItalyEnzo Avitabile & I bottari(Italy)BiographyAvitable fuses powerful vocals, catchy melodies with his remarkable musicianship all to the spectacular rhythms & traditional folk sounds of I bottari. The result is a dynamic & contagious (Los Angeles Times)Enzo Avitabile has earned world acclaimed as an award. Read more...

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Homayoun Sakhi

Homayoun Sakhi is the most outstanding and innovative Afghan rubâb player of his generation, a brilliant virtuoso endowed with a charismatic musical presence and personality. The rubâb is the national instrument of Afghanistan. Homayon’s artistry demonstrates how an imaginative musician working within a traditional musical idiom can enrich and expand its expressive power while respecting the taste. Read more...

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Kadim (Kazem) Al Sahir

Iraqi born Arab artist Kadim Al-Sahir has reshaped the face of Arabic music today. He paddled against the prevalent current and founded his own distinguished and sophisticated artistic line. He’s an innovator who creates his music from within. The outcome is hard to define into an existent music category. Read more...

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Cheng Lin

Cheng Lin is one of China’s best-selling artists who has influenced generations of her fellow-country men with her music. She is one of the country’s most renowned vocalists and a master of the Erhu (Chinese violin) which she was taught to play by her father at the age of 6. Read more...

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Magida El Roumi

Internationally recognized as one of the most influential singers in the Middle East and Arab World
Magida El Roumi comes from Beirut and first gained fame by winning the gold medal in musical talent show Studio El Fan in 1974. Read more...

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Marcus Nand

Marcus Nand has led an extraordinary life. From his birth in England to his guitar apprenticeship among Spanish gypsies, his forays with rock bands from Madrid to Los Angles, his work with electronic music, and his current project as a singer/songwriter, he brings unique inspiration and experience to everything he does. Read more...

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MC Rai

“MC Rai is a native North African musician born in southern Tunisia, a place known for poetry, groovy African beats, and traditional Chaabi folk music. Turning to neighboring Algerian Rai music marked the beginning of his genre-blending style that has become the signature of his career.

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Riffat Sultana

Riffat Sultana is the first woman from her family’s musical lineage to publicly perform in the west. She is the daughter of the late Ustad Salamat Ali Khan, who is universally recognized as the finest Pakistani Classical singer of his time.

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Simon Shaheen

Simon Shaheen dazzles his listeners as he deftly leaps from traditional Arabic sounds to jazz and Western classical styles. His soaring technique, melodic ingenuity, and unparalleled grace have earned him international acclaim as a virtuoso on the ‘oud and violin. Read more...

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Souad Massi

January 10th, 1999. There’s no doubt about it – that was when the spell was cast. At the Cabaret Sauvage, Souad Massi, a young Algerian artist, completely unknown, made her singing début in Paris. The audience, dazzled by the brilliant, passionate yet compassionate apparition before them, was stunned.

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Ustad Farida Mahwash

Ustad Farida Mahwash is the “voice of Afghanistan,” and one of the most beloved singers in the entire Central Asian region. Her robust, luminous voice with its subtle command of ornamentation has dazzled audiences worldwide, as she shares her country’s rich musical heritage through performances and recordings.

Sensual, Charming, a whole host of global melodies, rhythmic measures and rich textured vocals are just on the horizon with AMINA. She is…“Queen of the Night” Don Heckman LA TIMES
“I’m interested in many musics,” explains Amina. “ I think of my voice as an instrument. I’m like a free spirit, a gypsy voice.” Read more…

With her stunningly powerful voice and her mastery of traditional, clasical and popular styles, Assala is considered by many the heir apparent to the icon of living Arab singer, Fairuz. Assala was born in Damascus, Syria and began her musical career by performing patriotic, religious and children’s songs. Read more…

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team-member

Assala Nasri

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Bassam Saba

Bassam Saba is among the most creative and influential figures in today’s Arabic music. Born in Lebanon, and now based in New York, Bassam has deep roots in Arabic tradition, a profound knowledge of Western classical music, and a feeling for jazz and pop. Read more...

team-member

Enzo Avitabile

The spirit and soul of Southern ItalyEnzo Avitabile & I bottari(Italy)BiographyAvitable fuses powerful vocals, catchy melodies with his remarkable musicianship all to the spectacular rhythms & traditional folk sounds of I bottari. The result is a dynamic & contagious (Los Angeles Times)Enzo Avitabile has earned world acclaimed as an award. Read more...

team-member

Homayoun Sakhi

Homayoun Sakhi is the most outstanding and innovative Afghan rubâb player of his generation, a brilliant virtuoso endowed with a charismatic musical presence and personality. The rubâb is the national instrument of Afghanistan. Homayon’s artistry demonstrates how an imaginative musician working within a traditional musical idiom can enrich and expand its expressive power while respecting the taste. Read more...

team-member

Kadim (Kazem) Al Sahir

Iraqi born Arab artist Kadim Al-Sahir has reshaped the face of Arabic music today. He paddled against the prevalent current and founded his own distinguished and sophisticated artistic line. He’s an innovator who creates his music from within. The outcome is hard to define into an existent music category. Read more...

team-member

Cheng Lin

Cheng Lin is one of China’s best-selling artists who has influenced generations of her fellow-country men with her music. She is one of the country’s most renowned vocalists and a master of the Erhu (Chinese violin) which she was taught to play by her father at the age of 6. Read more...

team-member

Magida El Roumi

Internationally recognized as one of the most influential singers in the Middle East and Arab World
Magida El Roumi comes from Beirut and first gained fame by winning the gold medal in musical talent show Studio El Fan in 1974. Read more...

team-member

Marcus Nand

Marcus Nand has led an extraordinary life. From his birth in England to his guitar apprenticeship among Spanish gypsies, his forays with rock bands from Madrid to Los Angles, his work with electronic music, and his current project as a singer/songwriter, he brings unique inspiration and experience to everything he does. Read more...

team-member

MC Rai

“MC Rai is a native North African musician born in southern Tunisia, a place known for poetry, groovy African beats, and traditional Chaabi folk music. Turning to neighboring Algerian Rai music marked the beginning of his genre-blending style that has become the signature of his career.

team-member

Riffat Sultana

Riffat Sultana is the first woman from her family’s musical lineage to publicly perform in the west. She is the daughter of the late Ustad Salamat Ali Khan, who is universally recognized as the finest Pakistani Classical singer of his time.

team-member

Simon Shaheen

Simon Shaheen dazzles his listeners as he deftly leaps from traditional Arabic sounds to jazz and Western classical styles. His soaring technique, melodic ingenuity, and unparalleled grace have earned him international acclaim as a virtuoso on the ‘oud and violin. Read more...

team-member

Souad Massi

January 10th, 1999. There’s no doubt about it – that was when the spell was cast. At the Cabaret Sauvage, Souad Massi, a young Algerian artist, completely unknown, made her singing début in Paris. The audience, dazzled by the brilliant, passionate yet compassionate apparition before them, was stunned.

team-member

Ustad Farida Mahwash

Ustad Farida Mahwash is the “voice of Afghanistan,” and one of the most beloved singers in the entire Central Asian region. Her robust, luminous voice with its subtle command of ornamentation has dazzled audiences worldwide, as she shares her country’s rich musical heritage through performances and recordings.

team-member
team-member

Assala Nasri

team-member

Bassam Saba

Bassam Saba is among the most creative and influential figures in today’s Arabic music. Born in Lebanon, and now based in New York, Bassam has deep roots in Arabic tradition, a profound knowledge of Western classical music, and a feeling for jazz and pop. Read more...

team-member

Enzo Avitabile

The spirit and soul of Southern ItalyEnzo Avitabile & I bottari(Italy)BiographyAvitable fuses powerful vocals, catchy melodies with his remarkable musicianship all to the spectacular rhythms & traditional folk sounds of I bottari. The result is a dynamic & contagious (Los Angeles Times)Enzo Avitabile has earned world acclaimed as an award. Read more...

team-member

Homayoun Sakhi

Homayoun Sakhi is the most outstanding and innovative Afghan rubâb player of his generation, a brilliant virtuoso endowed with a charismatic musical presence and personality. The rubâb is the national instrument of Afghanistan. Homayon’s artistry demonstrates how an imaginative musician working within a traditional musical idiom can enrich and expand its expressive power while respecting the taste. Read more...

team-member

Kadim (Kazem) Al Sahir

Iraqi born Arab artist Kadim Al-Sahir has reshaped the face of Arabic music today. He paddled against the prevalent current and founded his own distinguished and sophisticated artistic line. He’s an innovator who creates his music from within. The outcome is hard to define into an existent music category. Read more...

team-member

Cheng Lin

Cheng Lin is one of China’s best-selling artists who has influenced generations of her fellow-country men with her music. She is one of the country’s most renowned vocalists and a master of the Erhu (Chinese violin) which she was taught to play by her father at the age of 6. Read more...

team-member

Magida El Roumi

Internationally recognized as one of the most influential singers in the Middle East and Arab World
Magida El Roumi comes from Beirut and first gained fame by winning the gold medal in musical talent show Studio El Fan in 1974. Read more...

team-member

Marcus Nand

Marcus Nand has led an extraordinary life. From his birth in England to his guitar apprenticeship among Spanish gypsies, his forays with rock bands from Madrid to Los Angles, his work with electronic music, and his current project as a singer/songwriter, he brings unique inspiration and experience to everything he does. Read more...

team-member

MC Rai

“MC Rai is a native North African musician born in southern Tunisia, a place known for poetry, groovy African beats, and traditional Chaabi folk music. Turning to neighboring Algerian Rai music marked the beginning of his genre-blending style that has become the signature of his career.

team-member

Riffat Sultana

Riffat Sultana is the first woman from her family’s musical lineage to publicly perform in the west. She is the daughter of the late Ustad Salamat Ali Khan, who is universally recognized as the finest Pakistani Classical singer of his time.

team-member

Simon Shaheen

Simon Shaheen dazzles his listeners as he deftly leaps from traditional Arabic sounds to jazz and Western classical styles. His soaring technique, melodic ingenuity, and unparalleled grace have earned him international acclaim as a virtuoso on the ‘oud and violin. Read more...

team-member

Souad Massi

January 10th, 1999. There’s no doubt about it – that was when the spell was cast. At the Cabaret Sauvage, Souad Massi, a young Algerian artist, completely unknown, made her singing début in Paris. The audience, dazzled by the brilliant, passionate yet compassionate apparition before them, was stunned.

team-member

Ustad Farida Mahwash

Ustad Farida Mahwash is the “voice of Afghanistan,” and one of the most beloved singers in the entire Central Asian region. Her robust, luminous voice with its subtle command of ornamentation has dazzled audiences worldwide, as she shares her country’s rich musical heritage through performances and recordings.

Sensual, Charming, a whole host of global melodies, rhythmic measures and rich textured vocals are just on the horizon with AMINA. She is…“Queen of the Night” Don Heckman LA TIMES
“I’m interested in many musics,” explains Amina. “ I think of my voice as an instrument. I’m like a free spirit, a gypsy voice.” Read more…