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Naïssam Jallal

The French/Syrian Naïssam Jalal is a rising star in global crossover music. She is familiar with Arabic music traditions, contemporary jazz, tango and afrobeat, from which she draws her own healing compositions. To see a way in a turbulent world, the flautist and singer is inspired by traditional cultures and customs. In quartet she presents the music from her powerful ninth album.

With Healing Rituals she brings together Egyptian, Moroccan and American traditions, focused on collective grace. Her whispered art is a true ritual, inspired by practices to calm and heal. While improvising, they strive to express 'the sacred invisible'. From her connection with nature, she converts that powerful energy into music. Jalal was born in Paris. Her parents came from Syria and from an early age she immersed herself in Arabic classical music.

She studied in Cairo and played with greats such as violinist Abdo Dagher and keyboardist Fathy Salama. Back in Paris, she explored all kinds of music directions and collaborated with big names such as Fatoumata Diawara, Cheikh Tidiane Seck and Hamid Drake. She composed for various formations, including string quartet and even symphony orchestra. In her music, Naïssam achieves a special balance between flute, ney (Arabic flute) and her mesmerizing voice. Expect a concert that is good for feelings of tranquility, excitement, acceptance and total wonder.

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