Bridging Arabic And Western Music With An Unusual Instrument

Classically trained Lebanese trumpeter Ibrahim Maalouf plays a four-valved trumpet, an innovation he credits to his famous father. Courtesy of the artist Ibrahim Maalouf plays a four-valve trumpet — most just have three. The extra valve, attached to the button a trumpeter pushes down, allows the Lebanese musician to play quarter-tones — the notes between…

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International Jazz Day AZ Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to perpetuate and advance the cultural art form of jazz through festivals performances, education and outreach activities. Our activities are supported in part through membership donations. Membership is an investment in the continuation of this great American music. Your membership donation helps to support…