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Zikrayat - Arab Music and Dance

Sunday, November 18, 2012, 2:15 PM
$12/$10 Members/$8 Children/$6 Member Children

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Led by violinist Sami Abu Shumays, Zikrayat (translates as “memory”) specializes in smoky, evocative music from mid-20th century Egyptian cinema. Shumays, who studied both Western classical music and Arabic maqam, and the other members of Zikrayat, combine Arabic instruments like the nay (end-blown flute) and buzuq (long-necked flute) with violin and percussion to produce their own take on forgotten Egyptian films.

Members please call (718) 463-7700 ext. 222 to purchase your tickets.

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