From the gymnastic fingerwork of legendary Algerian pianist Maurice El Médioni to the oud virtuoso Joseph Tawadro, this lovingly crafted collection explores the complexly bound and evolving relationship between jazz and the Arab world with remarkable recordings from some of today’s leading lights.
SIDE A: 1. Joseph Tawadro: Forbidden Fruit 2. Akim El Sikameya: Ya Waadi 3. Hijaz: Meltemia SIDE B: 1. Out Of Nations: Zenneh 2. Out Of Nations: Khafif (featuring Hazem Shaheen) 3. Ahmad Kaabour: Abou Afif 4. Maurice El Médioni Meets Roberto Rodriguez: Ana Ouna