Oud Virtuoso Wassim Odeh in a special premier marking the release of this new third album. Odeh is one of the outstanding artists in the world of Arab music. He has received international prizes for performance and composition and has collaborated with such important artists as Simon Shaheen, Omar Farouk Tekbilek, the London Symphony and Radiohead. Odeh will present his new compositions with the quintet of top-ranking musicians. Odeh’s works are based upon Arab classical music, on Arab maqamat and rhythms and on the musicians’ ability to improvise, and make his own stylized musical statement.
Dr. Wassim Odeh, oud; Samih Totri, violin; Amjad Mrih, accordion; Adel Jubran, cello; Nabeg Abu Nicola, percussion
Photo Wassim Odeh: Tilum Hisham Abu Ayoub
22nd Jerusalem International Oud Festival, 2021
18–27 November 2021