Ziad Rajab

Ziad Rajab

 ThessalonĂ­ki, Central Macedonia, GRC
BandWorldFolk

Instrumental: Music compositions of his own, enriched with various improvisations and a tendency for spontaneous musical changes while he plays, if they occur.
Songs: Syrian traditional songs of Aleppo, keeping up the musical path which leads to musical ecstasy.

Biography

Was born in Aleppo, Syria, to a Syrian mother and a Palestinian father. His mother and his grandmother played the oud and it was from them that he received his first lessons.

He considers traditional music his main musical background and simultaneously inkjets new musical ideas in existing traditional music, with ultimate goal being simple and deep feeling at the same time.

Since 1988 he lives in Greece.
Participation in concerts:
WOMAD
International Oud Meeting in Thessaloniki
Thessaloniki State Conservatory
Athens Concert Hall
Helsinki Festival
Belgrade Guitar Art Festival
Scala di Pescara
etc...

Composed music for Albert Camus' The Plague.

Lyrics

the long trail of immigration

Written By: Ziad Rajab

Instrumental

Discography

2010: The Long Trail Of Immigration, CD of Ziads' own compositions, solo oud.

2000: Mawjet Tarab, CD of Ziads' own compositions, produced by FM Records.

Set List

ANDALUSIAN MEMORIES
LAMA BADA
RIDE TO THE UNKNOWN
ZAMAN ZAMAN
YA MASAADEK
ENTERING THE SILENCE
THE DOCKS OF FREEDOM