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Rabih Abou-Khalil

The Lebanese composer, oud player and conductor, has recorded with the greatest names in jazz, Arabic traditional musicians, classical string quartes, Armenian musicians, Fado singers and many more! BBC Symphonic Orchestra and the Frankfurt Modern Ensemble have commissionned him for symphony writings. Enriched by this achievement, Rabih Abou-Khalil is considered as a link between East and West.

Recognized for the quality of his orchestras, Abou-Khalil performs with a trio strongly steeped in the Mediterranean with an accordionist from Rome and a drummer specializing in frame drums based in Turkey, but also with the Albanian singer Abou-Khalil performs with a trio strongly steeped in the Mediterranean with an accordionist from Rome and a drummer specializing in frame drums based in Turkey, but also with the Albanian singer.



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Agenda Rabih Abou-Khalil
«Resolutely iconoclastic, amusingly humanist.»

Jazz News
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«Lyrical frenzies and taste for tragicomic, rhythmic passion and thirst for harmonies, to feed an eminently dreamlike eloquence.»

Concerto
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«Complicity, virtuosity, humor : a must-seen for those who hasn't tested this on stage.»

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Line-up

Rabih Abou-Khalil (Lebanon) oud
Luciano Biondini (Italy) accordion
Jarrod Cagwin (USA)drums and percussion

all photos courtesy of Gert Rickmann-Wunderlich


Selected discography

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The Flood and the fate of the Fish [Sound Surveyor Music – 2019]

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Hungry People [World Village – 2012]

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Morton’s Foot [Enja – 2004]



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