AMERICARAB
ARAB AMERICAN ARTIST KARIM NAGI
COMPILATION CD BEST OF 2007-2017


KARIM NAGI (Egypt via Boston)
percussion, buzuq, electronica, voice

release date : MAY 1st 2017


KARIM NAGI : PERCUSSION, BUZUQ, DJ & VOICE
Karim Nagi is a native Egyptian musician, folk dancer, speaker, and a former faculty member at the New England Conservatory of Music. In addition to performing his education show Arabiqa over the past 13 years in hundreds of schools across the USA, Mr. Nagi is also an international recording artist who has released 12 CDs and 5 DVDs. He has performed in notable places including Tainan University in Taiwan; Republic Theater in Guongzou, China; Theatre de la Ville in Paris; Brooklyn Art Museum; El-Sawi Concert Hall in Cairo; Royce Hall in UCLA; Smithsonian Freer Sackler Gallery in DC; National Theater in Verazdin, Croatia; Jesuit College in Cairo; and the Arab American National Museum in Dearborn Michigan. He is the director of both the Arab Dance Seminar and the Sharq Ensemble. In addition to his expertise in traditional music and folk dance, Mr Nagi is a contemporary artist creating electronic music, multi media, and performance art. His newest recording is a audio book called "Detour Guide" which reimagines Arab music and rhythm into English, facilitating a story-like alternative tour of Arab culture and diaspora.


new song Star Spangled Bedouin (Arab American National Anthem)