Nara Ensemble with Abdullah Chhadeh

Abdullah Chhadeh Syrian-born qanun player and composer Abdullah Chhadeh brings the Nara Ensemble to the Millennium Stage. Now based in London, Chhadeh
inventively integrates traditional Arabic qanun with western jazz double
bass, creating a distinctive sound that enchants audiences worldwide.

(Abdullah's wife Natacha Atlas, has also performed on the Kennedy Center's Millennium Stage.)

His Excellency Dr. Imad Moustapha, Ambassador of Syria, will introduce the ensemble.

Program: drawn from Mr. Chhadeh's most recent release Seven Gates

Performers: CLICK HERE to listen to Nara Ensemble's performance on the Millennium Stage.

Tour: Press:

Financial Times
Washington Post Pop|Rock|Folk|Jazz|Etc.
Detroit News
Detroit Free Press
New York Times
Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Seattle Weekly
Arab American Affairs

Take Part In Art
World Music Central

Official website: abdullahchhadeh.com


Special thanks: His Excellency Dr. Imad Moustapha, Ambassador of Syria, Jonathan Ginsburg Esq. of Fettman, Tolchin & Majors, Alison Loerke of ALIA Agency, and Lucie Lareau of En Tour Music

April 22, 2006 (Saturday) 6:00-7:00 p.m. on the Kennedy Center's Millennium Stage

** co-marketed by David Chambers

No comments: