L’Youm Dima, New Album by Emil Zrihan

Israel – Israeli musician and renowned vocalist
Emil
Zrihan
has a new recording. Zrihan’s new album L’ Youm Dima was
produced by the highly acclaimed Nabil Khalidi, who used to perform with Emil as
an ‘ud player. Khalidi composed 7 original pieces for the album and brought
together the leading Middle Eastern-pop musicians in the French scene. He also
added to the arrangements a top-class Moroccan string section (16 musicians) and
together with Zrihan they dedicated their time to recording in France and
Morocco.Emil Zrihan’s voice, known as “the voice of the mockingbird,” unleashes
searing, fantastically ornamented notes that go on and on and on. Today he’s one
of the finest countertenor’s in the world, with the repertoire that spans his
ancestors’ Spanish roots, the North African secular music of his youth and
Jewish liturgical song

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.

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