Jazayer Plus Ali Jihad Racy
The instruments used on this recording are: The nay, a Middle Eastern cane flute, the qanun, a 70-stringed zither played with small picks attached to the forefingers; the viola, similar to the violin but larger and deeper-toned a familiar instrument to Western musicians, too; the buzuq, a folk instrument popular in Lebanon - it is a long necked lute with six strings and moveable nylon frets; the ud, a fretless lute having 11 strings; the darbukka, a clay drum with a goat or fish skin head; the daff, a tambourine with a fish skin head and brass cymbals; and the tar, a large frame drum with no cymbals. Recorded by Grateful Dead drummer & 'Planet Drum' author Mickey Hart. A must for every MIddle Eastern collection! Beautiful new cover designed by Coralie Russo.