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Simon Shaheen Quintet

Violin and oud virtuoso will blend Arabic melodies with Western jazz and classical.

When: Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, 8 p.m.

Where: UCSB Campbell Hall, 574 Mesa Rd., Santa Barbara

Cost: $19 - $38

Age limit: All ages

Categories: World Music

Description:

One of the most significant Arab musicians, performers and composers of his generation, Shaheen reflects a legacy of Middle Eastern music in his work, while forging ahead to new frontiers and embracing many different styles in the process. With a quintet of master musicians, he will perform a program of classical Arabic repertoire, including a few of his original compositions.

Phone: 805-893-3535

Event posted Nov. 1, 2012
Last updated Nov. 1, 2012

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