Souq El-Jum3a at Sisters
Brooklyn Maqam
by Brooklyn Maqam
2d ago
Souq El-Jum3a Tuesday July 23rd, 2024 8pm (7:30 doors) SISTERS - 900 Fulton St, Brooklyn, NY 11238 $20 Souq El-Jum3a will perform songs from their new album (Hafleh | party) which will be released this summer 2024. The album is a new collaboration with the poet Firas Sulaiman (Abu-Siwa), and consists of six satirical, sarcastic songs. Souq El-Jum3a is a group of immigrant musicians and artists from the Arab world presenting original songs that aspire to preserve the essence of classical Arabic music. The project strives through collaboration of artists through the mediums of song-making and m ..read more
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Megumi & Friends at Barbes - July 10th 2024
Brooklyn Maqam
by Brooklyn Maqam
1w ago
Megumi & Friends at Barbes 7pm - Wednesday July 10th 2024 Barbes - 376 9th St, Brooklyn, NY 11215 $20 Megumi & Friends, led by Megumi Saruhashi, will perform her compositions inspired by three places she calls home: Japan, New York and Egypt. This year she focuses on her new compositions of grief, longing and her love affair to her home country, Japan, in order to hold space together for the experiences and emotions that are too vast to carry alone in the midst of global traumas. Featuring: Megumi Saruhashi, violin and compositions Brian Prunka, oud Zach Lapidus, piano Moto Fukushima ..read more
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Alber Baseel at Sisters - June 25th
Brooklyn Maqam
by Brooklyn Maqam
3w ago
Alber Baseel and his ensemble will play a special mix of music pieces and songs featuring unique rhythm patterns by legendary Arabic musicians such as Munir Bashir, Simon Shaheen, and others. Alber Baseel at Sisters Tuesday June 25th, 2024 8pm (7:30 doors) SISTERS - 900 Fulton St, Brooklyn, NY 11238 $20 Alber Baseel is a percussionist from Bethlehem, Palestine. His distinctive style comes from deep roots in his native Arabic music tradition, in combination with years of learning and collaborating in other musical genres, such as Afro-Cuban, Jazz, Balkan, and West African. Alber was formally t ..read more
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Nour Harkati at Barbes
Brooklyn Maqam
by Brooklyn Maqam
1M ago
Coming up!  Come and enjoy a set by Singer, Songwriter, and producer Nour Harkati at Barbes this month! Nour Harkati at Barbes 7pm - June 12th 2024 Barbes - 376 9th St, Brooklyn, NY 11215 $20 Singer, Songwriter, and producer, Nour Harkati is a nomad of music. Wandering through a collection of sounds, his songs weave a complex and colorful tapestry. While born and raised in Tunisia, he has spent the greater part of the past years overseas performing in Paris, Berlin, and most recently New York City. Baptized in a family of musicians, Nour yearned to expand his voice beyond customary tradi ..read more
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Taktouka Band at Public Records
Brooklyn Maqam
by Brooklyn Maqam
1M ago
Taktouka Band brings Arab folk music together with electronics and western jazz instruments, creating a mix of old and new sounds and themes. The different legacies of trip-hop, hip hop, and Arabic music enrich and transform each other, bridging cultures, genres, ideas, and communities. Taktouka Band at Public Records  Saturday June 8th, 2024  8pm (7pm doors)  Public Records - 233 Butler St, Brooklyn, NY 11217  Tickets Available now - Early-bird tickets limited!  https://dice.fm/event/nxwl9-brooklyn-maqam-presents-taktouka-band-8th-jun-public-records-new-york-tickets ..read more
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Mehrnam Rastegari at Brooklyn International Music Festival
Brooklyn Maqam
by Brooklyn Maqam
1M ago
We are so thrilled to be partnering with Jalopy for part of their Brooklyn International Music Festival!  Delighted to help present Mehrnam Rastegari and her traditional Persian band, playing folk and traditional music of Iran to open up the festival.   Mehrnam Rastegari at Brooklyn International Music Festival 8pm Friday June 7th, 2024 Jalopy - 315 Columbia Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231 Tickets and Full Lineup: https://www.jalopytheatre.org/festivals/project-four-yjynj-kwaf7 Mehrnam Rastegari has been featured in concerts and music festivals worldwide, including in Germany, Switzerlan ..read more
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Album Release Concert: Layale Chaker & Sarafand :"Radio Afloat"
Brooklyn Maqam
by Brooklyn Maqam
1M ago
Come and celebrate the release of Layale Chaker's new album with her chamber jazz quintet!   Album Release Concert: Layale Chaker & Sarafand :"Radio Afloat"  7pm Tuesday June 4th, 2024 Nublu - 151 Avenue C  New York, NY 10009 Layale Chaker's new album with her chamber jazz quintet Sarafand sits at the crossroads of contemporary Arabic Maqam, Jazz, and free improvisation, and is inspired by the poetry of Ounsi el-Hage, and is a reflection on the intertwined destinies of people and the natural world, which manifest even louder in times of collective pain; a commentary on the ..read more
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Orchestra Farha - Tuesday May 21st
Brooklyn Maqam
by Brooklyn Maqam
2M ago
Orchestra Farha Tuesday May 21st, 2024 8pm (7:30pm Doors) SISTERS - 900 Fulton St, Brooklyn, NY 11238 $20 Admission Stick around for the Arabic music jam after the set! Orchestra Farha is an acoustic-electric ensemble that focuses on 1970's Arabic music from Egypt and around the Arab world. This performance will highlight deep cuts from iconic Egyptian composers Hany Mehanna and Baligh Hamdi, featuring Iraqi singer Zahra AlZubaidi. Featuring: Zahra AlZubaidi - voice Sami Abu Shumays - violin Sarah Mueller - violin Gideon Forbes - nay and saxophone Amir ElSaffar - trumpet Josh Farrar - electri ..read more
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Maqam Mastery Made Simple - May 15th
Brooklyn Maqam
by Brooklyn Maqam
2M ago
Join this special class to learn the system of Arabic melodies and scales – known as maqam – from Sami Abu Shumays, a world-renowned master practitioner. Maqam Mastery Made Simple, with Sami Abu Shumays  7pm-8:30pm, Wednesday May 15th 2024  Brooklyn School of Music - 126 St Felix St, Brooklyn, NY 11217 Tickets on sale now! Sami’s approach is hands-on and practical: through call-and-response imitation, students will learn the core melodic vocabulary of the maqam, the key to improvising and composing in Arabic music. Students will also listen to and analyze Arabic songs in the same ma ..read more
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Tan Haw Returns to Barbes
Brooklyn Maqam
by Brooklyn Maqam
2M ago
Tan Haw at Barbes 7pm Wednesday May 8th, 2024 Barbes - 376 9th St, Brooklyn, NY 11215 $20 cover An ensemble of 1+, Tan Haw is a project by Iranian musician and songwriter, Mani Nilchiani and collaborators. Tan Haw blends Iranian folk and classical music with influences from a variety of contemporary genres such as ambient, electronica & psychedelic rock. Tan Haw’s sound is deeply rooted in the microtonal repertoire of Iranian music (Radif), and borrows from its rich traditional lineage of Improvisation techniques, modal structures, melodic and rhythmic patterns. In orchestration, the Pers ..read more
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