World Music Network
Jazz improvisation, syncopated beats and counter-culture attitudes have been swinging in the Arab world since the early twentieth century. This Rough Guide explores today's thriving scene, revealing how blending jazz and Arabic music has created the most beautiful of musical concoctions.
Bonus CD by Hijaz - 'Chemsi'
Hijaz was formed by Tunisian master oud player Moufadhel Adhoum and pianist Niko Deman,and their album 'Chemsi', meaning 'sun', reflects the beauty and warmth of these stunning compositions.