AMIR JOHN HADDAD
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AMIR JOHN HADDAD

Colmenarejo, Madrid, Spain

Colmenarejo, Madrid, Spain
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Amir has published his solo flamenco album “PASANDO POR TABERNAS” under German record label DOUBLEMOON Köln. This year he will publish two more CD’s, one with his world-music quartet ZOOBAZAR and another one with his heavy-funk-rock band MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT.

He also has participated on recordings like:
-“Fiebre” (RADIO TARIFA- nominado al LATIN GRAMMY AWARDS 2004)
-“Ouroboros” (JAVIER PAXARIÑO)
-“De ayer mañana” (ELISEO PARRA)
-“Arboleras” (SUSANNA WEICH-SHAHAK))
-“El poder de la raíz” (NAVAJITA PLATEÁ)
-“Aires del norte” (JESÚS TORRES)
-“De ida y vuelta” (PATRICIA PRIETO)
-“Sobrellevé” (EZEQUIEL BENITEZ)
-“Comprende Flamenco” (FAUSTINO NUÑEZ)
-“Dos Cero Cero Infinito” (CRONÓMETRO BUDÚ)
-“Diez” (ELISEO PARRA LIVE DVD)
-“La cabra tira al monte” (ENTRE COCHE Y ANDEN)
-“De ida y vuelta” (PATRICIA PRIETO)
-“Psycomotriz” (GN3)
-“Centryfugal” (CENTRYFUGAL)
-“Garia” (ISABEL MONTERO)
He has recorded and composed music for the following productions:
“Pinocchio” por RUBEN OLMO (2007)
“De cabeza” por TERESA NIETO (2007)

As well as soundtracks for tv-documentaries like “Rompe el Día” ES DOCU-CTV he has done a lot of recordings for publicity with OEO MUSIC S.L.

In 1999 Amir wins the 1st prize for his musical composition at the “VIII Certamen Nacional de Coreografía para Danza Española y Flamenco” (Teatro Albéniz).

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Amir John Haddad is a talented German musician and multi instrumentalist living in Spain since 1997. He comes from a Palestinian and Colombian background and plays many instruments like flamenco guitar, Arabic oud, Greek bouzouki, Turkish Saz, banjo, triple neck electric guitar (6, 7 and 12 string) and bass being a virtuous and very skillful interpreter on each of these instruments.

His further musical interest has led him to play different music styles such as Flamenco, Funk, Oriental, Rock, World music, Fusion, Folk, etc and form many own projects like: Zoobazar, Members of Parliament, From East to West and El Amir Flamenco Sextet.

Amir has been touring the world as the official oud and string player with legendary world music band Radio Tarifa for ten years and has collaborated with many renowned artists like:

Joaqun Ruiz, Miguel Pveda, Eliseo Parra, Diego el Cigala, Tomasito, Raimundo Amador, El Capullo de Jerez, Chambao, Inmaculada Ortega, Pepe Justicia, Javier Paxario, Carmela Greco, Navajta Plate, Enrique de Melchor, Toni Maya, Juan Parrilla, M Dolores Pradera, Mara Juncal, Antonio Canales, Eva Durn, Los Losada, Imran Khan, Amaan Ali Khan, Murad Ali, Prashant, Pepe Justicia, Carmen Corts, Rafael Jimnez El Falo, Carmina Corts, Jos Anillo, Guadiana, Jos Menese, Melendi, Joana Jimnez, Jos Antonio Galicia El Gali, Jorge Pardo, Tino di Geraldo, Finn Martin, Maher Sissoko, Aziz Kuyateh, Manuel Lin, Olga Pericet, Marcos Flores, Domingo Ortega, Beln Fernndez, Rafael Amargo, Gerardo Nez, Lole, Naseer Shamma

His new show From East to West had its debut at the Mercat de Musica Viva de Vic 2010 and is recommended by theSpanish Theater Network called REDESCENA. Since then he has performed at the MIDEA Festival Tenerife Canary Islandsand Murcia Tres Culturas Festival.

Amir John Haddad has played and shared stage with great artists like:

Joaqun Ruiz, Eliseo Parra, Tomasito, Raimundo Amador, El Capullo de Jerez, Inmaculada Ortega, Pepe Justicia, Javier Paxario, Carmela Greco, Enrique de Melchor, Toni Maya, Juan Parrilla, Antonio Canales, Eva Durn, Los Losada, Imran Khan, Amaan Ali Khan, Murad Ali, Prashant (New Delhi), Pepe Justicia, Carmen Corts, Carmina Corts, Guadiana, Jos Menese, Melendi, Jorge Pardo, Domingo Ortega, Beln Fernndez, Members of Parliament, Rafael Amargo, Gerardo Nez, Naseer Shamma (Irak), Lole, just to mention some of them.

Playing at venues like:
Royal Festival Hall (London), Barbican Centre (London), Hot House(Chicago), Town Hall, (New York), Teatro Bellini (Palermo), Le Cabaret Sauvage (Paris), Haus der Kulturen der Welt (Berlin), Teatro Tivoli (Barcelona), Teatro Caldern (Madrid), Festival de Jerz 2007 y Festival de la Bulera Jerez 2007, Teatro Libre, Jazz Festival (Bogot), Tumb of the Kings (Jerusalem), Jazz Festival (Istanbul), Emerson Majestic Theather (Boston)

In 1999 Amir wins the 1st prize for his musical composition at the VIII Certamen Nacional de Coreografa para Danza Espaola y Flamenco (Teatro Albniz).

He also has participated on recordings like:
-Fiebre (RADIO TARIFA- nominado al LATIN GRAMMY AWARDS 2004)
-Ouroboros (JAVIER PAXARIO)
-De ayer maana (ELISEO PARRA)
-Arboleras (SUSANNA WEICH-SHAHAK))
-El poder de la raz (NAVAJITA PLATE)
-Aires del norte (JESS TORRES)
-De ida y vuelta (PATRICIA PRIETO)
-Sobrellev (EZEQUIEL BENITEZ)
-Comprende Flamenco (FAUSTINO NUEZ)
-Dos Cero Cero Infinito (CRONMETRO BUD)
-Diez (ELISEO PARRA LIVE DVD)
-La cabra tira al monte (ENTRE COCHE Y ANDEN)
-De ida y vuelta (PATRICIA PRIETO)
-Psycomotriz (GN3)
-Centryfugal (CENTRYFUGAL)
-Garia (ISABEL MONTERO)

He has recorded and composed music for the following productions:
Pinocchio por RUBEN OLMO (2007)
De cabeza por TERESA NIETO (2007)

As well as soundtracks for tv-documentaries like Rompe el Da ES DOCU-CTV he has done a lot of recordings for publicity with OEO MUSIC S.L.

Amir-John Haddad is a very original composer and a musician with an extraordinary sensibility for music. He is a virtuous interpreter who knows how to combine his musical heritage with the sounds and harmonies of our present and modern times.