Amir Elsaffar archive
Listen Amir ElSaffar And Two Rivers On JazzSet WBGO
Watch Amir ElSaffar Navigates Uncharted Blue Notes On 'Alchemy'
November 4, 2013 – Alchemy is a step forward in defining and refining the trumpeter's mix of jazz and Iraqi rhythms.
Listen Amir ElSaffar And Two Rivers, Live In Concert WBGO
Read 5 To Watch: Newport Jazz Festival Debuts
Watch Amir ElSaffar & Two Rivers: Golden Sound In A Gleaming Space
July 3, 2013 – The trumpeter and santur player pairs the sibling spirits of jazz and Arab classical music.
Listen Iraqi Jazz Gets 'The Blues'
Listen Musician Strays from Jazz for Iraqi Musical Tradition
July 7, 2006 – Amir ElSaffar put his jazz career on hold to learn the Iraqi singing style known as maqam.