Dissonance and Harmony
Arabic Music Goes WestDVD - 2008
Follows a group of musicians from the Middle East as they travel to the United States to work with American musicians, form bonds, entertain people, and discuss how the political situations in their countries have direct effects on their music, careers, and beliefs. Features Egyptian pop star Saad El Soghayar, Jordanian composer and devout Muslim Tareq Al Nassar, Lebanese hip-hop artist Wael Kodeih (a.k.a. Rayess Bek), Lebanese activist Tania Saleh, and Ilham Al Madfai, an Iraqi guitarist who was the first to play traditional Iraqi folk music on Western instruments.