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Iraqi-Jewish Music and Culture Series
19 August @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 19th August 2021 | 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm UK time: Screening of La Falfula Groove.
Go to the Harif Facebook page or Jewish Music Institute site to watch the Iraqi maqam group of singers (and one dancer) La Falfula Groove live in concert. Led by Iraqi-Israeli David Regev Zaarur, a qanun player and great-grandson of Yusuf Zaarur, who famously played qanun around the same time of the Al-Kuwaiti brothers. Zaarur will also appear in interview. Featuring Israeli-Iraqi musician Yair Dalal on Oud, Violin and Vocals.
The ensemble aims to revive the Iraqi music of David Regev Zaarur’s great-grandfather, the great artist and famous Qanun player from Baghdad, Yusuf Zaarur.
Qanun & Director – David Regev Zaarur
Dancer – Yohani Perez.(La Falfula)
Yair Dalal – Vocals, Violin and Oud
Oud – Tom Efandi
Violin & Joza – Awad Margalit
Kamanche – Joana Reitmuller
Darbuka & Riq – Ben Junior Machluf
Percussion – Alan Alaev