Famed Syrian Singer Wajde Ayub and Ensemble to Perform in New York City

Renowned Syrian singer Wajde Ayub, born in Aleppo, is set to perform on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at Roulette in Downtown Brooklyn, New York City. His ensemble includes a chorus and instrumentalists , who are highly regarded in the field of Middle Eastern music in the United States.

The ensemble features Zafir Tawil on oud; Michael Abdullah on violin; Insia Malik on violin; Khaled Khalifa on cello; Naeif Rafeh on nay; Jamal Sinno on qanun; John Murchison on bass; Johnny Farraj on riqq (small frame drum); Mahmoud Kamil on Arabic tabla (goblet-shaped drum); Mohammad Almassri on katim (large frame drum); and Zahra Alzubaidi, Khadidja Guendil, and Nesma Mohamed on chorus.

Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 8:00 p.m.
Roulette, 509 Atlantic Avenue at 3rd Avenue, Downtown Brooklyn
Information and tickets: Robert Browning Associates

Author: World Music Central News Department

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2 thoughts on “Famed Syrian Singer Wajde Ayub and Ensemble to Perform in New York City”

  1. Has Wajde Ayub and his ensemble made any recordings? Where can they be purchased in the UK please?

    Many thanks.

  2. Unfortunately, we are not aware of any albums available in the West at this time, but we’ll post something if we receive any new information.

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