Live Zoom Performance With Oud Player Basel Zayed
Date and time: April 29, 2020, 12 to 1 pm Eastern Daylight Time (UTC-4)
Basel Zayed is a virtuoso oud player and an acclaimed vocalist skilled in classical and contemporary Arabic music. He draws on deep experience with the Maqam (Arabic) music tradition to explore the beauty and universality of Middle Eastern music, especially when combined with other musical styles, such as jazz.
Basel is also a trained pianist and skilled musical arranger who creates and records original soundtracks for movies, plays, and dance troupes.
Basel is an experienced music educator with a background in music therapy. He holds a master’s degree from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama at City University of London. He lives in Massachusetts with his wife and two children, where he works as an artist, clinician, and educator.
To learn more, visit https://baselzayed.com/biography.
Pre-registration is required. A link will be sent to all registered participants to attend the live performance via Zoom.
This event is hosted by the Center for Multicultural & Global Mental Health at William James College in Newton, MA. For more information, email CMGMH@williamjames.edu.