Performance: Indianapolis Artsgarden

If you are reading this, it’s because it was written earlier today and set to future post as I will be performing at the Indianapolis Artsgarden in Indianapolis when this autoposts.  The group I’ll be playing with is one I co-founded with vocalist and mandolinist, Robert Bruce Scott, in May of 2004, il Troubadore. We'll … Continue reading Performance: Indianapolis Artsgarden

Thursday Rehearsal Reflections: Ahel El Nagam

Tonight I'll be rehearsing with one of my other bands, Ahel El Nagam (yes, the website is very much in need of updating--I'll get to that when I have a chance-hah!).  We bill ourselves as Louisville's Classical Arabic Band as most of our repertoire consists of, well, Classical Egyptian tunes as well as a number … Continue reading Thursday Rehearsal Reflections: Ahel El Nagam

Zorba's Valentine's Day Hafla

This is a prewritten post as I will be performing at a hafla at Zorba's Greek and Middle Eastern Restaurant with il Troubadore. If any readers are so inclined then please come to the show for live bellydancing by one of Zorba's house dancers, Ja'Niesa, and live world music as only il Troubadore can present. … Continue reading Zorba's Valentine's Day Hafla