Amir ElSaffar: Crisis
14 Nov 2015 // 5:15 AM
A Chicago trumpeter of Iraqi heritage fuses jazz to maqam music in a fifth brilliant outing.
Amir ElSaffar: Alchemy
9 Jan 2014 // 6:30 AM
Amir ElSaffar uses his Middle Eastern approach to pay reverence to the West when really just one hemisphere would have suited him fine.