Jaljala @ The Green Note

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JALJALA: ARABIC RHYTHMS, EASTERN EUROPEAN HARMONIES, HAUNTING MELODIES, BEAUTIFUL VOICES
 

JALJALA is an innovative collaboration between musicians of different nationalities and faiths, from the Middle East, North Africa and Europe. Lebanese song expert and Oud player Abdul-Salam Kheir, half Egyptian, half German singer Merit Ariane Stephanos, Eastern European and Balkan music specialist and violinist Meg Hamilton, Syrian, percussionist and composer Haytham al Souba’i and Lebanese percussionist Mustafa el Arab share their knowledge of and passion for Arab and Eastern European music, exploring and fusing rhythms, modes and melodies. Drawing on both classical and popular repertoire, the group have a unique sound, faithful to the stylistic intricacies and spirit of the traditions, while offering fresh musical insights and perspectives.
 

www.myspace.com/jajlala


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