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Artist Profiles: May Nasr

May Nasr

A native of Lebanon, May Nasr has been influenced by the songs of the great Fairuz, Zaki Nassif, Ahmad Kaabour, Marcel Khalife, Julia Boutros.

In her early singing career, May was mentored by the renowned sound engineer Farid Abul Kheir, and trained by the great Lebanese singer Zaki Nassif as well as Badia Sabra Haddad, the former voice teacher of Fairuz.

A voice for freedom, justice, equality, humanity and love, May often focuses on the beauty of the Lebanese people in her music, using songs of peace, love and resilience to inspire positive change in local and global Arab communities. A strong voice for social justice as well, Nasr helps support local charities as well as global organizations through the proceeds of her many popular concerts.

She has performed to ecstatic audiences throughout the Middle East and the world. Her first CD, Lil Ghaly, was released in November 2008 and her second recording, Written in Water, with Lourdes Pérez, was released in 2010.

May sings with her guitar, her heart and the beautiful voice with which she has been blessed.” – Zaki Nassif

Discography

* Lil Ghaly (2008)
* Written in Water (2010)
* Te llamo (2012)

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Artist Profiles: Abboud Abdel’Al

Lebanese musician Abboud Abdel’Al was born in 1930. He started his musical career while he was only 7 years old. He is a well known violin player, conductor, composer and arranger, in the Arab countries and in Europe.

He has worked with legendary Arab Artists such as Mohammed Abdel Wahab, Farid El-Atrach, Abdel Halim Hafez, Feiruz etc… In addition, he has contributed and worked with London Philharmonic Orchestra, Jessy King, Anne Dudley, Jaz Coleman and many others.

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