Amir ElSaffar
Reviews // 3 Articles
//Reviews

Amir ElSaffar: Crisis
14 Nov 2015 // 6:15 AM

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

Amir ElSaffar: Alchemy
9 Jan 2014 // 7:30 AM

Amir ElSaffar uses his Middle Eastern approach to pay reverence to the West when really just one hemisphere would have suited him fine.

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'Knee Deep' Has a Great Setting That Ruins the Game

// Moving Pixels

"Knee Deep's elaborate stage isn't meant to convey a sense of spatial reality, it's really just a mechanism for cool scene transitions. And boy are they cool.

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