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Adnan Joubran - Borders Behind  عدنان جبران – خلف الحدود

Adnan Joubran, an oud player and composer, born on 9th November, 1985 into a family with a deep rooted passion for music and oud making. His father, Hatem Joubran, a luthier (oud maker) his mother, Ibtisam, along with his sister Suha are all talented singers in their own respect. At the age of 18 Adnan joined his two elder brothers, the Oud players, Samir and Wissam Joubran, to form the first oud trio in the world, known today as Le Trio Joubran, whose debut performance was in 2004 at Luxembourg Gardens, Paris.

Since this debut performance, Adnan has travelled the world performing in various renown festivals, theaters and music halls. At the age of 23 he perfomed at the prestigious Carnegie Hall (NYC) and at 27, Olympia (Paris), passing by Radio City Hall (NYC), Salle Pleyel (Paris) and Theatre de Champs Elysees (Paris), to name a few of the many infamous music halls they have played in around the world.

Adnan’s albums with the Trio (Majaz and Asfar), have won numerous prizes and awards. They have been chosen to compose music for award winning and Oscar nominated documentaries and films such as Le Dernier Vol by Karim dridi, starring Marion Cotillard and Guillaume Canet. Adieu Gary by Nassim Amaouche, starring Jean Pierre Bakri, which won best Music for Films award in Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF 2011). The Last Friday by Yahya al Abdallah, which also won best Music for Films award in DIFF (2012) and finally the infamous Oscar Nominated Five Broken Cameras (2013). They have topped the World Music charts in France with a Number 1 Album and have been privileged to collaborate with many artists such as the late Mahmoud Darwish, Chkrr and Dhafer Youssef. Adnan has also featured as a guest for Ibrahim Maalouf and Rodrigo & Gabriela and created the show Eko Du Oud with the French juggler Vincent Berhaut.

After 10 years of Parisian life, Adnan has created his own musical identity alongside his ongoing project with the Trio. Whilst respecting the traditional way of playing the oud he has followed his passion desire to propose something different and new. With these experiences and challenges, Adnan has created his debut solo album, Boarders Behind, expressing through music, his new identity of compositions, rhythms, virtuosity and feelings.

Adnan Joubran عدنان جبران

Behind Borders is Adnan’s debut solo album. It is the fruit of two years of work on individual compositions and experiments, in which a new musical identity based on traditional oriental music mixed with other cultures such as Indian, Flamenco, Jazz and Classical music is born.

For his debut album, Adnan’s oud virtuosity has been excelled by his collaborations with Prabhu Edouard, who brings the essence of India with his delicate touch on the tables. Valentin Mussou on the cello, who adds the sense of Jazz and Classical music. Cajon and Palmas played by Javier Sanchez accenting the Flamenco passionate rhythms. And finally, inviting the legendary Flamenco flute and saxaphone player, Jorge Pardo, who made a remarkable career and finger print with Paco De Lucia.  With this fine array of musical diversity, Adnan Joubran flies beyond the borders of these cultures and traditions.

you can buy the album here, or buy a digital copy from here.

TrackList:

  1. Borders Behind (03:34)
  2. Signs Of Madness (05:08)
  3. That Moment When (04:13)
  4. Never Been There (03:38)
  5. My Way Home (05:59)
  6. La Danse De La Veuve (06:05)
  7. I Wish I Were A Tree (04:33)
  8. Beat The Dream (03:37)
  9. Mientras Espero (05:29)

Duration : 42:16 | Bitrate : 320 Kbit/s | Year : 2014 | Size : 95 mb

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Saif Karomi – 2013 – TasaulaT

Saif Karomi was born in Iraq and emigrated to Germany when he was nine years old. He taught himself the oud initially, but later studied with Naseer Shamma at the ‘Beit al-Oud’ and with Atef Abd El Hameed at the Cairo Opera House in Egypt. He currently lives in Berlin, Germany, and performs regularly in Europe and the Middle East.

www.saif-karomi.com

TrackList:

  1. TasaulaT (07:51)
  2. Schrei der Stille (05:31)
  3. Desert steps (03:46)
  4. Silence of mind (04:50)
  5. Late night (02:51)
  6. Marhab (01:19)
  7. Malouna (02:17)
  8. See with heart (03:58)
  9. Silence of soul (05:21)
  10. South wind (04:36)
  11. Moon on river (05:58)

Duration : 48:18 | Bitrate :192 kbps | Year : 2013 | Size : 73 mb

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Ibrahim Maalouf - 2011 - Diagnostic

The Lebanese trumpeter Ibrahim Maalouf sometimes performs completely solo, but this album explores the epic side of his compositional output. Even though this might be the case, much of the recording involves the layering of his multi-instrumental prowess. Besides employing a four-valve horn variant, this adopted Frenchman has built up these pieces with piano, percussion and electronics, as well as inviting occasional guests to add guitar, violin, tuba, accordion and harmonica.
Everything has been hurled into the trans global pot, and the results are stylistically unbound. The main characteristic of this hour-plus work is an oscillation between ruminative calm and torrid marching. Maalouf opens with some thoughtful piano, with Lily merging into Will Soon Be a Woman, which inhabits the realms of an imaginary French movie soundtrack. Café serenading melds with gentle gypsy, the powdery softness of Maalouf’s tone dominating the foreground. It’s similar to the romantically tinkering world inhabited by Yann Tiersen.
Maalouf roves from France through Eastern Europe to the Middle East; or maybe he’s moving in the opposite direction. Each piece is dedicated to a member of his family, and the final tune is dedicated to the Lebanese family at large. As the third and fourth pieces develop, there are already frissons from the Andes and the Bronxian salsa tenements, overlaying a We Will Rock You drum-crash. Everything or Nothing invokes another filmic master, this time sounding akin to the epic work of Goran Bregović: crashing war-drums, massed choirs, cutting to just trumpet and piano.
There’s even more mashing to come. Never Serious is Balkan Led Zep, whilst Michael Jackson’s They Don’t Care About Us theme is used on We’ll Always Care About You, the result like a Balkan Slayer interpretation. The two extended pieces arrive towards the close, All the Beautiful Things featuring prominent Chinese erhu (two-stringed fiddle), and Beirut is also tranquil and spacious, the closest piece to a jazz ballad; throughout, the dispersed elements just about manage to cohere. Maalouf’s trumpet always has an Arabic tinge, but it’s as if he wants it to be a softer flugelhorn, as if Jon Hassell were meeting Kenny Wheeler.

TrackList:

  1. Lily (is 2) (02:08)
  2. Will Soon Be a Woman (05:31)
  3. Intro (01:20)
  4. Maeva in the Wonderland (06:47)
  5. Your Soul (02:23)
  6. Everything or Nothing (07:05)
  7. Never Serious (04:25)
  8. We’ll Always Care About You (04:26)
  9. Douce (feat. Oxmo Puccino) (05:45)
  10. All the Beautiful Things (11:01)
  11. Diagnostic (02:55)
  12. Beirut (10:43)

Duration : 64:29 | Bitarte : 320 kBit/s | Year : 2011 | Size :170 mb

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Marcel Khalifé - 2007 - Sharq (Live at Piacenza Theatre) مارسيل خليفة – شرق

Live at Piacenza Theatre with the Italian Philharmonic Orchestra and the Choir of Piacenza performing music by Marcel Khalifé.

Conductor: Karl Martin, Chorus Master: Corado Casati.

The live recording of Marcel Khalife’s latest composition “Sharq”. A fusion of East and West, old and new, Sharq (Orient) is the placement of Eastern melody and its unique expressiveness in a new context that propels it forward as a complete medium of expression. Combining elements of mawwal, tarab, muwashah, samai, qadd, longa, and sufi, this concert recording is a unique musical biography.

Duration : 47:07 | Bitarte : 320 kBit/s | Year : 2007 | Size :110 mb

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Anouar Brahem – 1998 – Thimar

   Posted by: Ninorta    in Anouar Brahem, Instrumental, Tunis

Anouar Brahem - 1998 - Thimar

The oud is an ancient short-necked, plucked Arabic instrument. On Thimar, East meets West with oud instrumentalist Anouar Brahem along with jazz masters, saxophonist/bass clarinetist John Surman and bassist Dave Holland. The opener, “Badhra,” commences with Surman’s light as a feather soprano work while Holland and Brahem successively join the festivities as if they were doing one of those “let’s introduce the band” exercises. “Taiwin” leans toward the Arabic end of the spectrum as Holland and Brahem perform Middle Eastern unison lines. Holland’s rich, exuberant sound provides a huge bottom for Surman and Brahem while also providing tonal color and rhythmic balance. This attribute serves as an interesting contrast to Brahem’s oud. “Mazad” features some extended ensemble work from the Trio. The muscular rhythmic pulse is provided by Holland and Brahem while Surman develops attractive themes with his fluid and crystal clear soprano work. Here, Surman’s phrasing and nimble tone seems angelic and my! stical.

The entire recording is amiable, wonderfully produced and absorbing. The ever present Middle Eastern feel is always an underlying factor; however, Holland did his homework to devise and implement the unorthodox pulse required to pull this off. Surman rides the top and provides the nuance and thematic movements. The entire project is captivating yet at times seems innocent and humble as if this were a spiritual exercise. Either way you look at it Thimar is entertaining and impressive. There’s a lot going on here. Recommended.

Personnel:

  • Anouar Brahem: Oud.
  • John Surman: Soprano Sax, Bass Clarinet.
  • Dave Holland: Double-Bass.

TrackList:

  1. Badhra (08:29)
  2. Kashf (05:22)
  3. Houdouth (05:35)
  4. Talwin (04:16)
  5. Waqt (02:31)
  6. Uns (04:48)
  7. Al Hizam Al Dhahbi (05:40)
  8. Qurb (05:14)
  9. Mazad (05:03)
  10. Kernow (05:09)
  11. Hulmu Rabia (02:14)

Duration : 54:21 | Bitarte : 320 kBit/s | Year : 1998 | Size :141 mb

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