Sat 17 November 2018 | 9:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Jerusalem - Jerusalem, Jerusalem,
The 19th International Oud Festival in Jerusalem, 2018
In cooperation with the Association for the Promotion of Society and Culture – The Heritage of the Jews of Yemen
Closing performance – Rabbi Shalom Shabazi – 400 years – by Ravid Kahalani.
Special guests: Bracha Cohen and Zion Golan.
Ravid Kahalani Shira Snir Blumenkrantz Bass, More | Ronny Ivrin Percussion Itamar Duari Percussion l Idan Gur Trumpet l Arthur Karsanoviev Trumpet
Ravid Kahalani, leader of the Yaman Blues band, presents a musical piece about the life story and sacred songs of Rabbi Shalom Shabazi, the 17th century poet and Kabbalist. Shabazi is considered one of the greatest Jewish artists and the most important author of the holy songs of Yemenite Jews.
Yemenite Blues Already influenced in the past by Yemenite culture, Kahlani sang original texts in Yemenite Arabic with influences from jazz, funk, Latin music and rhythms from West and North Africa.