Music

Ramadan Song

Ramadan song, many languages–time to get ready for Ramadan!

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July 14, 2011

Interview: Omar Offendum, Bilingual MC/Producer

Omar Chakaki, better known by the name Omar Offendum, is Syrian American emcee and producer who was born in Saudi Arabia but was raised in the United States

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June 30, 2011

“Mideast Tunes” Jams for Change

“We work against repression, discrimination and persecution” ~ Mideast Youth

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June 30, 2011

Interview: YUNA, Malaysian Singer-Songwriter

An artist whose sound has been likened to a clash between Mary Poppins and Coldplay, Yunalis Zarai, known to many by the name YUNA, is a Muslim artist from Malaysia who has become a rising star, gaining monumental acclaim, winning awards for Best Song and Best Musical Artist in Malaysia. She has begun touring and performing in the United States, singing songs in English and Malaysian, whilst sporting a stellar hijab (tudung) style at each occasion. Yuna started out as a local internet sensation and has now reached the level of international recognition.

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March 27, 2011

Chechen Song

Beautiful Chechen song

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July 22, 2010

Yusuf Islam – Father and Son

Yusuf Islam Sings Father & Son On BBC with the presence of Sheikh Hamza Yusuf.

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February 26, 2009

The Mozart of Madras

With two Oscars and worldwide acclaim Allah Rakha Rahman has emerged as the most successful of modern day Indian music composers.

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February 26, 2009

Names of Allah and Prophet (s) in Nature

Name of Allah in many places in nature

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February 19, 2009

Yusuf Islam Ropes In Paul McCartney, Among Others For His New Album

New York, NY (CNS) – Muslim pop star Yusuf Islam has roped in Paul McCartney, Dolly Parton and Michelle Branch for his forthcoming album.

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January 22, 2009

Raihan – Kembali

A capella song praising Allah (swt) and praising Prophet (s).

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January 5, 2009

Ya Taiba

Ya Taiba (Arabic only, very beautiful)

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October 1, 2008

Ibrahim Eryan’s Semai-Bayyat on Oud

Samai (سماعي) composed by Ibrahim Eryan, on Maqam Bayyat (scale), played solo on the oud.
Hope you like it.

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June 12, 2008

Shoulder to Lean On — ISNA ’07

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May 4, 2008

Moroccan Traditional Music–Dulcimer & Oud

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March 5, 2008

Chechen Music–Azarqer Xaled

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March 2, 2008

Abdel Wahab song, on Oud

A lovely song of Mohammad Abdel Wahhab, Ya Msafir Wahdak (i.e., Travelling Alone..). I just love the melody and the harmonized transition between scales in that great song! By the way, I’m playing this in a way very similar to that played by an oud guru Raed Koshab, a really great oud player and a fine musician.

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February 21, 2008

Qadiri-Rifa’i Zikr

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February 10, 2008

Nubian Oud Jam

Abdo Jorob on oud.

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December 26, 2007

Tribute to Hamza El Din

“One of the best old Nubian songs.”

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December 19, 2007

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