Zafer Tawil - June 20th
Brooklyn Maqam Presents Zafer Tawil
Saturday June 20th, 2020
Donations highly encouraged!
New York based Palestinian-American Zafer Tawil is a virtuosic performer on the oud, violin, qanun and a full range of Arab percussion instruments. He has performed with numerous musicians ranging from Sting to Arab music greats such as Simon Shaheen, Chab Mami, and Bassam Saba to avant-garde composer/performer Elliot Sharp, among others. Zafer has composed music for a number of films including the Oscar-nominated Jonathan Demme film Rachel Getting Married.
Brooklyn Maqam is an organization dedicated to presenting and promoting Arabic music in New York City. While most of us are quarantined, our livestreaming series is an attempt to share the music with our community while we are stuck at home.