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