Basim El Radjee

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crossroads:
beauty, loneliness, longing, love
genre(subgenre):
Music (Arab pop, classical Arabic music, folk)
instruments:
Flute
region:
Europe, Nordic, Middle East
country/territory:
Sweden, Iraq
created on:
June 5, 2003
last changed on:
Please note: This page has not been updated since January 21, 2004. We decided to keep it online because we think the information is still valuable.
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Basim El Radjee

Article

Of Life and Love

A meeting point for modern arabic and folk music

Basim El Radjee´s interest in music began at the age of 12,when he enrolled as a student of music and flute with a private teacher. At the age of 15 he became a student at the Academy of Music in Iraq and continued his private education. El Radjees first jobs as a musician was playing the flute together with Arabian folksingers which kindled his interest in singing as well as writing music. El Radjee comes from a poor family but thankfully not a musically impoverished background.He now writes and performs his own songs as a means to express himself and tell of his past , his culture and emotional experiences. He performs traditional and modern arabic folkmusic as well as popular tunes.
Author: Annika Salomonsson

Works

Tirgaá Belsalamah ( Come Back Safely )

Published Audio,
2001
El radjee´s most popular CD containing folk songs and popular arabic tunes.
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The letter

Song from the Album Come Home safely
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Song 1

First song on El Radjees cd Come back Safely
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