Mohamed Sami - Courtesy of fragment from promotional material Mohamed Sami - Courtesy of fragment from promotional material

Violinist Mohamed Sami to play fragments of his new album soon

Sun, Aug. 13, 2017
CAIRO – 13 August 2017: Egyptian musician/violinist Mohamed Sami will be leading a solo performance from his new solo violin album at the Egyptian Center for Culture & Arts – Makan on August 22.

The album seeks to promote a modern music technique that relies on violin and a blend of harmony and base guitar, according to the event’s official page.

Graduate of the Higher Institute of Arabic Music, Sami has contributed in establishing several Egyptian bands including Al-Dor Al-Awal and Sharkiyat and has along composed several music productions.

Sami has worked on several music productions through cooperation with musicians such as Fathi Salama, Akram al-Sharkawi, Swedish Biorn Meyer and Asita Hamidi, Italian Moricio Lazaro, Swedish Fredrik Gill, Palestinian Reem al-Kelany, and Lebanese Abeer Neama.

Sami is known for playing a fusion of Arabic/classical music and has learned about oriental Egyptian music for two years with his mentor and Maestro Abdo Dagher in 1997, according to his official Facebook page.

He is also known for participating in a variety of projects such as forming Baladi Band in 2012, a joint project with Al-Mastaba Center for Egyptian Folk Music, and composed a limited edition album called 'From Far Away' in 2012, among other projects.

Sami has had a recent concert at Room Art Space & Café where he continued to introduce new techniques in his music productions.
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