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Projects and Gallery

SongVersations with the Beloved

This song cycle is a work in progress as of March 2021. Created from my original poetry with the generous support of the Canada Council for the Arts.

Sound-poem collage

with Michael Moon and Demetri Petsalakis

Alayna

Nomadica

Fierce and fiery Arab-Gypsy-Klezmer-Funk outfit. Co-lead by Juno award winning  trumpeter and composer David Buchbinder, and featuring some of Toronto's most kisk-ass global music artists. 

5 Mawwal.aiff
6 Iraqi.aiff

Al Qahwa Ensemble 

I'm delighted to be a guest artist with Maryem Tollar's Al Qahwa Ensemble at their upcoming live-streamed concert at Koerner Hall on April 9, 2021. The video here is from our performance just before the lockdown in March 2020.

04 Marrakesh 1

FAOC (pronounced FOWK)

friggin arab orchestra company

This is my ongoing comedy project with my sister from another mister, Maryem Tollar. It started as a series of videos on Facebook to help us face the pandemic. From there, we recorded one song - a Christmas classic to be: Arab Ladies SIng Christmas Carols Written by Jews.