C.V

Professional Experience

2019

  • Recording session for Musigma production company (Egypt & Germany)
  • Percussion instructor at Al-Darb Al-Ahmar Art School (DAAS) (Egypt)

Live concerts with:

  • Lekhfa band (United Arab Emirates) 
  • Tunisian singer Ghalia Benali (Tunisia and United Arab Emirates)
  • Eskendrella band (Tunisia)
  • Aly Eissa Quartet (Egypt)



2018

  • Percussion instructor at Al-Darb Al-Ahmar Art School (DAAS) (Egypt)

Live concerts with:

  • Out of Nations (Egypt & Germany & Luxembourg and Switzerland)
  • Roman Bunka Trio (Egypt & Germany)
  • Lekhfa band (Egypt & Palestine)
  • Furat Qadouri band (Egypt & Morroco and Lithuania)
  • Tunisian singer Ghalia Benali (Egypt & Tunisia)
  • Mango Orchestra (Egypt)
  • Aly Eissa Trio (Egypt)



2017

  • Percussion instructor at Al-Darb Al-Ahmar Art School (DAAS) (Egypt)
  • Recording sessions with Palestinian singer and composer Huda Asfour (Egypt)

Live concerts with:

  • Tunisian singer Ghalia Benali (Kuwait & Egypt)
  • Out of Nations (Germany)
  • Australian singer Michelle Rounds (Egypt)

 

2016

  • Percussion instructor at Al-Darb Al-Ahmar Art School (DAAS) (Egypt)
  • Recording sessions with Iraqi Qanoun player and composer Furat Qaddouri (Egypt)
  • Recording sessions with Out Of Nations (Egypt)

Live concerts with:

  • Maktoub (Egypt)
  • Eftekasat Band (Egypt)
  • Maqamat Bghadadia Group (Nepal & Egypt)
  • Iraqi Qanoun player Furat Qaddouri (Jordan)
  • Afri-Cairo Band (Egypt)
  • Egyptian Ney player and Composer Mohamed Antar (Egypt)
  • Australian singer Michelle Rounds (Egypt)

 

2015

  • Recording sessions with Maktoub and Danish Saxophonist Benjamin Koppel –Cowbell Record Label (Denmark)
  • Recording sessions with American Saxophonist Lety El-Naggar (Germany)

Live concerts with:

  • Dance for Arab Spring project (Germany)
  • German Guitarist Roman Bunka (Egypt & Germany)
  • Eftekasat Band (Egypt)
  • Tunisian singer Ghalia Benali (Egypt)
  • Maktoub (Egypt & Denmark)
  • Syrian singer “Lena Chamamyan” (United Arab Emirates)

 

2014

  • Recording sessions with Massar Egbari Band (Egypt)

Live concerts with:

  • Maktoub (Egypt & Denmark)
  • Syrian singer “Lena Chamamyan” (Egypt)
  • Lebanese singer “Yasmine Hamdan” (Egypt)
  • Jordanian Singer “Macadi Nahhas” “Women Day organized by UN” (Egypt)
  • Tunisian singer “Ghalia Benali” (Egypt & Bahrain)
  • Massar Egbari Band (Egypt & Tunisia)
  • Egyptian singer “Maryam Saleh” (Egypt)

 

2013

  • Recording session for Egyptian Bass player Ahmed Nazmi’s Album “Ethbat Hala” (Egypt)
  • Recording session with German Egyptian project “100 Cities” (Egypt)

Live concerts with:

  • Maktoub (Egypt & Denmark)
  • Tunisian singer “Ghalia Benali” (Egypt, Ireland & Jordan)
  • Irish Fiddler “Frankie Gavin” & Folk Irish Music Group “De Dannan” (Ireland)
  • Brazilian singer and Guitar player “Gilberto Gil” (Italy)
  • Jordanian Bass player and composer “Yacoub Abu Ghosh” (Egypt)
  • Egyptian singer “Maryam Saleh” (Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Norway, Sweden, & Denmark)
  • Experimental Percussion performance with American visual artist “Warren Neidich” (Egypt)
  • Egyptian singer “Dina El Wedidi” (Egypt & Italy)
  • Massar Egbari Band (Egypt)
  • American Trumpeter “Amir El-Saffar” and American Saxophonist “Lety El Nagar” Jazz group (Egypt)
  • Ahmed Nazmi Jazz Group (Egypt)

 

2012

  • Recording session with several musicians from all over the world at OneBeat music workshop (U.S.A.)
  • Recording session with Egyptian singer "Dina El-Wedidi” (Egypt)

Live concerts with:

  • Egyptian Singer “Yousra El-Hawary” at the 15th International Anti-Corruption Conference (Brazil)
  • OneBeat Workshop (U.S.A.)
  • Alif Ensemble (United Kingdom)
  • Egyptian Singer “Maryam Saleh” (Lebanon & Palestine)
  • British-Iraqi Oud player “Khyam Allami” (Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan & Tunisia)
  • Massar Egbari Band (Egypt & Tunisia)

 

2011

  • Recording session with the Choir of the German Radio "WDR" (Germany)
  • Recording artist for American record label “Mojo Roots Music” (Egypt)
  • Recording session with El-Karouz Choir (Egypt)
  • Recording session with Hymns singer “Maher Fayez” (Egypt)
  • Recording session with Egyptian Qanoun player “Hossam Shaker” (Egypt & Germany)

Live concerts with:

  • The Italian Classical music quartet "Xenia Ensemble" (Italy)
  • The Choir of the German Radio "WDR" (Germany & Egypt)
  • British-Iraqi Oud player “Khyam Allami” (Egypt, Lebanon & Jordan)
  • Massar Egbari Band (Egypt, Lebanon & Jordan)

 

2010

  • Recording artist for American record label “Mojo Roots Music” (Egypt)
  • Recording session with the Ney player “Mohamed Antar” (Egypt)
  • Recording session with the Palestinian Oud player and singer “Huda Asfour” (U.S.A.)

Live concerts with:                                                                                                                              

  • Palestinian Oud player and singer “Huda Asfour” (U.S.A.)
  • Several musicians from Portugal, Hungary, Serbia and Poland within the activities of the third session of the EuroMed Music Festival (Serbia, Poland & Hungary)
  • Grammy and BBC award winner “Fathy Salama” (Egypt)
  • World famous Qanoun player “Hossam Shaker” (Egypt)
  • Ney player “Mohamed Antar” (Egypt)
  • German pianist “Matthias Frey” and German Saxophonist “Büdi Siebert” (Egypt)
  • Spanish Guitar player “Fernando Perez”, a JPF U.S.A. award winner (Egypt)
  • Jordanian Singer “Sahar Khalifa” (Egypt)

 

2009

  • Recording artist for American record label “Mojo Roots Music” (Egypt)
  • Recording session with the Ney player “Mohamed Antar” (Egypt)

Live concerts with:

  • Grammy and BBC award winner “Fathy Salama” (Egypt)
  • World famous Qanoun player “Hossam Shaker” (Egypt)
  • Ney player “Mohamed Antar” (Lebanon)
  • German pianist “Matthias Frey” and German Saxophonist “Büdi Siebert” (Egypt)
  • Spanish Guitar player “Fernando Perez”, a JPF U.S.A. award winner (Egypt)    
  • Percussion teacher at the Art Center of the “Bibliotheca of Alexandrian” (Egypt)

 

2008

  • Recording artist for American record label “Mojo Roots Music” (Egypt)

Live concerts with:

  • Grammy and BBC award winner “Fathy Salama” (Egypt)
  • Spanish Guitar player “Fernando Perez”, a JPF U.S.A. award winner (Egypt)    
  • French Rock singer “Rodolphe Burger” (Egypt)
  • Ney player “Mohamed Antar” (Egypt)
  • O.S. Music Festival “Let's End Poverty” in co-operation with U.N. (Egypt)
  • Euro-Mediterranean Dialogue Night, Anna Lindh Foundation (Egypt)
  • AIDS forum concert for U.N. (Egypt)
  • World music workshop with musicians from U.S.A. and England “One language = music” Gudran association for art and development (Egypt)

 

2007

Live concerts with:

  • Oud player “Hazem Shaheen”, the winner of Best Oud Player in the World, 2002 & 2004 (Egypt & Malta)
  • Malta Summer Festival for Arts (Malta)
  • Experimental workshop of music and architecture with German musicians (Egypt)
  • Drum Night concert for Euro-Mediterranean Youth Parliament (Egypt)

 

2006

Live concerts with:

  • Live concerts with Alex Opera House Traditional Oriental Band (Egypt)
  • Alexandria University’s official band (Egypt)
  • Lebanese Singer “Merriam Fares” (Egypt)
  • Wama Band (Egypt)

 

2005

Live concerts with:

  • Alexandria Opera House Traditional Oriental Band (Egypt)
  • Alexandria University’s official band (Egypt)

Educational Achievement:

2009 - Present:

  • Working on several music styles (Jazz, North African and Flamenco) and percussion instruments (Hybrid Percussion Set).

 

2009

  • Music workshop with Qanoun player “Hossam Shaker” & Sudanese musicians (Egypt)
  • African percussion courses with French percussionist “Fred Pako” (Egypt)
  • Flamenco Cajon courses with “Fernando Perez”, a JPF U.S.A. award winner (Egypt)

 

2008

  • Music production workshop (Oriental & Western Music) with “Fathy Salama” (Egypt)
  • Flamenco Cajon courses with “Fernando Perez”, a JPF U.S.A. award winner (Egypt)
  • African percussion courses with French percussionist “Fred Pako” (Egypt)
  • Private lessons on world percussion with Egyptian percussionist “Ayman Sedky” (Egypt)

 

2007

  • Music arrangement workshop (Oriental & Western Music) with Grammy & BBC award winner “Fathy Salama” (Egypt)
  • Rhythms & Harmony workshop with “Fathy Salama” (Egypt)
  • Private lessons on world percussion with Egyptian percussionist “Ayman Sedky” (Egypt)

 

2006

  • Graduated from Faculty of Law, Alexandria University (Egypt)
  • Electronic music workshop with German artist “Tomath Brinkman” (Egypt)
  • Music workshop with Grammy & BBC award winner “Fathy Salama” (Egypt)
  • Private lessons on world percussion with Egyptian percussionist “Ayman Sedky” (Egypt)

 

2005

  • Music theory with “Mohamed Hussny”, “Alexandria Opera House” (Egypt)
  • Music theory with Ayman Asfour “Faculty of Music, Alexandria University” (Egypt)

 

2000-2005

  • Oriental music studies with Alexandria University’s official band (Egypt)

 

1994-2000

  • Oriental music classes in both Primary & High School (Egypt)
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