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Amir ElSaffar

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Thursday, January 9 2014

Amir ElSaffar: Alchemy

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


Thursday, January 3 2008

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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