Traditional Levantine sounds fused with music from a new generation inspired by rock and hip-hop.
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A musical odyssey through the rhythms of the Arab world.
“Maritime art is our culture, we must protect it, continue practicing it and pass it on to the coming generations.”
“The oud is my soul, I can’t explain it. There is a very close relationship between me and the oud.”
“We came up with a lovely mixture of our personalities.”
“When our people used to go to the military, they used to sing Hujeini style as they rode their camels.”
“In the Gulf, our problem is that we are restricted with the traditions of a very conservative society.”
“Bahrain is an open country and full of various styles of music taken from heritage and developed by many artists.”
“I like Jazz music, I like classic and Nahma. That is where I find my soul.”
“The oud is the ‘weapon’ through which we can show our capabilities as Arab musicians in the West.”
Music inspired by the motion of the sea – from fishermen’s melodies to Bedouin desert songs.
We meet the ‘godfathers’ of Moroccan music in the coastal city of Casablanca.
We discover how different musical expressions live together in the same land.
An eclectic music scene pulsates through the Lebanese capital.
Egypt’s music overpowers its listeners, so much so that we return to hear more unique sounds from this ancient land.