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.

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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.

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Explores 'This Is the Police'

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"This week we take a look at the themes and politics of This Is the Police.

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