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.
- April 15, Ann Arbor - Hill Auditorium
- April 19, New York - Joe's Pub
- April 21, Philadelphia - TBC
- April 22, Washington - Millennium Stage
- April 29, Seattle - Meany Theater
Washington Post Pop|Rock|Folk|Jazz|Etc.
Detroit Free Press
New York Times
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
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