Tamer Abu Ghazaleh

Tamer Abu Ghazaleh was born in Cairo in 1986 to an exiled Palestinian family, and lived in Cairo, Palestine, and Jordan, among other Arab cities. He started singing and performing at the age of two, and composing at the age of nine. A restless and inventive composer of alternative Arabic music, performer and promoter of a wide range of music and artistic activity, the Palestinian Oud, Buzuq, and vocal performer and producer has over the past few years collaborated in many music projects in Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, and Egypt.

 

He released his debut album Mir'ah (Mirror) in 2008, which included seven songs written during a turbulent period of demonstrations, bombardment and invasion of Palestinian cities. He later founded eka3, a regional platform dedicated to promoting, producing, distributing, and touring independent Arabic music www.eka3.org.

 

Tamer Abu Ghazaleh is currently touring while preparing his second album and producing the music for a number of talented Egyptian musicians. He is also one of the key members of the new pan-Arab Alif Ensemble. 

 



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