Articles tagged amir elsaffar

14 Nov 2015 // 11:15 AM

Amir ElSaffar: Crisis

A Chicago trumpeter of Iraqi heritage fuses jazz to maqam music in a fifth brilliant outing.

READ more
Amir ElSaffar: Two Rivers

Civilizations clash with harmonious results as this Iraqi-American composer fuses the traditional strains of Arabic folk music with fiery free jazz, creating a powerful tribute to a beautiful culture whose history is obscured by the fog of war.

READ more
//Mixed media
//Blogs

Stone Dead: Murder and Myth in 'Medousa'

// Short Ends and Leader

"A wry tale which takes in Greek mythology, punk rock and influences of American suspense-drama, this is an effective and curious thriller about myth and obsession.

READ the article