Christine

Location:

San Francisco, CA

Member since:

December 15, 2009

What's your favorite kind of middle eastern music, artist, or song?

Turkish and Kurdish Folk, Rom, Rembetica...I am inclined towards folk music from the middle east and older classical forms. I have been listening to a very good contemporary Lebanese group called Soap Kills.

Do you play a musical instrument or sing (definitely not required for joining, but great to know)

Sadly, I am a very poor musician. I have played drums and cello, but not very well at all. I'm a visual artist and realized that very different parts of the brain are employed for these skills.

Introduction

I am a huge fan of Middle Eastern Music! I have lived in Turkey and had saw some amazing performances there, from a 3 piece Kurdish band playing in a basement bar to full ensembles playing Ottoman classical music.


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