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The group Salaam is centered around string instrument specialist Dena El Saffar, percussionist Tim Moore, zither-ist Hakan Toker and (not pictured) trumpeter Amir ElSaffar, brother of Dena. Yelena Yahontova hide caption

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Salaam: Iraqi Maqam By Way Of Indiana

7 min

Salaam: Iraqi Maqam By Way Of Indiana

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