(Arabic violin and vocals)
The second of three brothers who are professional musicians, Georges Lammam was born in Beirut, Lebanon. He lived for 14 years in the United Arab Emirates and is well-known in the Middle East as well as the U.S.A. as a solo violinist excelling in improvisation and lyricism. His repertoire spans a wide range of Arabic music, form classical to contemporary popular songs. Having performed with the most well-known singers of the Middle East, his reputation as an instrumental accompanist with a strong command of maqamat precedes him. In addition, Mr. Lammam has a warm vocal style much in demand by Arab audiences. He is on the faculty of the Near East Music and Dance Camp in Mendocino.
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El Zaffa (Montfort. 4:26) iTunes. Original composition based on the Egyptian wedding procession rhythm (elzaffa). From Planet Passion. (Ancient-Future.Com AF-2010) CD/Gift Card, $17.98: Add 1 to Cart. Buy 1 Now.
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- Planet Passion (ancient-future.com AF 2001)