Brooklyn Maqam presents: ZAHRA AND FRIENDS

by Barbès
Brooklyn Maqam presents: ZAHRA AND FRIENDS This is an in-person event that is also streaming online
Wed, 10 Aug 2022 EDT
07:00PM - 09:30PM (EDT)
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Barbès
376 9th st
Brooklyn, NY 11215
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Brooklyn Maqam presents:
Zahra & Friends

An evening of Iraqi tunes about love, home, and heartbreak. The Pestat (rhythmic songs) are from the popular Iraqi repertoire of the 20th century that continue to be sung until today for their poignant melodies and joyful rhythms.
Zahra Alzubaidi: Born in Iraq. A New York based vocalist who performs a variety of Arabic styles, with a focus on Iraqi music. Zahra pays homage with her performances to the Southern Iraqi sound, and is dedicated to studying and researching the Iraqi Maqam and Atwar.

Zahra Alzubaidi - Vocals
John Murchison - Qanun
Sami Abu Shumays - Violin
Zafer Tawil - Percussion
Philip Mayer - Percussion

$20 suggested 
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