New Sounds From Arab Lands is five musicians from Syria, Tunisia and Lebanon respectively. They were brought together in collaboration with the Aga Khan music initiative, and are artists in a residency at Dartmouth College curated by ethnomusicologist and music professor Ted Levin. The group performs this evening at the Spaulding auditorium. We caught up with the group from a studio at Dartmouth College.
Kinan Azmeh – Clarinet
Basel Rajoub – Saxophone
Jasser Haj Youssef – Violin/viola d’amore
Feras Charestan – Qanun
Khaled Yassine - Percussion
You can listen to the song they played for us in the studio, Rituals by clicking on the file below.