Artist: July 22 2017

Ibrahim Maalouf

308 Views
Facebook
Twitter
Ibrahim Maalouf (Arabic: ابراهيم معلوف‎‎; born 5 December 1980) is a French-Lebanese trumpet player and teacher, composer and arranger. He was born in Beirut, Lebanon, and now lives in Paris, France.
Maalouf has composed music since he was very young. He presented his compositions for the first time in 1999. His first group "Farah" had a relatively strong Oriental Jazz flavor because he was accompanied by a saxophone, a ney (Middle-Eastern end-blown flute), a transverse flute, a piano, a double bass, a guitar, a buzuq (a long-necked fretted lute related to the Greek bouzouki) and Arabic percussions. A concert recording by this group was broadcast on several music channels between 2004 and 2005. The group did some studio tests, but never produced an album.

In 2004, his encounter with Lhasa de Sela opened the doors of electro music to him. His collaboration with pop and rock singers made him discover other musical styles apart from jazz, classical music and Arabic music. Gradually, Ibrahim’s compositions began to reflect a more contemporary style. In 2006, after exploring many different musical paths, he met Alejandra Norambuena Skira (from the SACEM’s Action Fund), who introduced him to Jean-Louis Perrier. Jean-Louis helped him to form the band with whom he gave a concert on February 12, 2006 at the Paris New Morning Jazz Club. From that moment on, he became a recognized figure of the Paris Oriental Electro Jazz Scene.

His music and his trumpet playing are strongly inspired by his Arabic culture, but the instruments around him (bass, electric guitar, drums, Arabic percussion and vibraphones) and the musicians with whom he performs give a more contemporary rock, electro and Jazz-funk flavor to his music. His concerts are generally built around stimulating music that makes people want to get up and dance. But there is always a short, more contemplative, mystical interlude during his concerts, which he calls "a collective universal prayer". Maalouf gets a lot of his inspiration from his culture of origin. This subject has been explored in the documentary Souffle! (Blow), directed by Christophe Trahand and produced by Cocottes Minutes between 2005 and 2006. Christophe Trahand followed Ibrahim for several months in pursuit of the key to his inspiration and to explore his relationship with his native country and the distance that separates him from it. music and his trumpet playing are strongly inspired by his Arabic culture, but the instruments around him (bass, electric guitar, drums, Arabic percussion and vibraphones) and the musicians with whom he performs give a more contemporary rock, electro and Jazz-funk flavor to his music. His concerts are generally built around stimulating music that makes people want to get up and dance. But there is always a short, more contemplative, mystical interlude during his concerts, which he calls "a collective universal prayer". Maalouf gets a lot of his inspiration from his culture of origin. This subject has been explored in the documentary Souffle! (Blow), directed by Christophe Trahand and produced by Cocottes Minutes between 2005 and 2006. Christophe Trahand followed Ibrahim for several months in pursuit of the key to his inspiration and to explore his relationship with his native country and the distance that separates him from it.
Artist related events
IBRAHIM MAALOUF
22 Jul 2017 | 08:00 PM
Know More
Event Gallery
Arrow
Arrow
Points of sale
Head There!
Beirut Arrow Arrow
Virgin Megastores City Mall
Tel +961 1 887190 | Pin Get directions
Virgin Megastores ABC Achrafieh
Tel +961 1 217810 | Pin Get directions
Virgin Megastores - Beirut Souks
Tel +961 1 991565 - 01 999 666 | Pin Get directions
Virgin Megastores - City Center
Tel +961 1 285394 | Pin Get directions
Virgin Megastores - ABC Verdun
Tel +961 1 795126 | Pin Get directions
Kesserwan Arrow Arrow
Casino du Liban
Tel +961 9 859 888 / 999 | Pin Get directions
Bookstop - TBO
Tel +961 9 930628 | Pin Get directions
Baakline Arrow Arrow
Hussam Bookshop - TBO
Tel +961 5 30 30 30 | Pin Get directions
North Metn Arrow Arrow
Virgin Megastores ABC Dbayeh
Tel +961 4 524359 | Pin Get directions
North Arrow Arrow
Ticketing Box-Office (Dar El-Chimal)
Tel +961 6.411311 | Pin Get directions
AS Company - TBO
Tel +961 6 66 13 90 | Pin Get directions
Daleel Akkar - TBO
Tel +961 6 695 618 | Pin Get directions
South Arrow Arrow
Al Ittihad Book Shop - TBO
Tel +961 7 720251 | Pin Get directions
Daher Travel
Tel 961 7 768267 | Pin Get directions
Bekaa Arrow Arrow
Chtaura Park Hotel
Tel +961 8 540011 | Pin Get directions
2018
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Previous February Next
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
Sat
Sun
01
02
03
04
05
06
07
08
09
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
Saturday
February 03,2018
Harakit 6 ayar
08:30 PM | Palais des Congres - Hall H6A - Hall H6A
KNOW MORE
Sunday
February 04,2018
علقة و علقناها
04:00 PM | Georges V - THEATER
KNOW MORE
Saturday
February 10,2018
JOS WORKSHOPS Cycle 13
12:00 AM | Workshops - Classes
KNOW MORE
Trois Fois Plus D'Amour
08:30 PM | Casino du Liban
KNOW MORE
Kids United Concert # 3
11:00 AM | Forum de Beyrouth
KNOW MORE
Kids United Concert # 3
05:00 PM | Forum de Beyrouth
KNOW MORE
علقة و علقناها
08:30 PM | Georges V - THEATER
KNOW MORE
La Folie Rouge
09:00 PM | O Ciel
KNOW MORE
Sunday
February 11,2018
Trois Fois Plus D'Amour
08:30 PM | Casino du Liban
KNOW MORE
Tuesday
February 13,2018
Laugh n Love - Valentine Dinner
08:30 PM | Casino du Liban - Ambassadeurs - Ambassadeurs
KNOW MORE
GUY MANOUKIAN With ABU - Valentine Eve
08:30 PM | The Legend - Hall V
KNOW MORE
La Folie Rouge
09:00 PM | O Ciel
KNOW MORE
Friday
February 16,2018
Harakit 6 Ayar
08:30 PM | Palais des Congres
KNOW MORE
Saturday
February 17,2018
Nicolas Saade Nakhle.. Valentine Eve
08:30 PM | Casino du Liban - Salle des Ambassadeurs
KNOW MORE
أصحاب ع طول MIMO
05:00 PM | Theatre Albert
KNOW MORE
Queen of the Seasons
04:00 PM | Sagesse Theater
KNOW MORE
Sunday
February 18,2018
علقة و علقناها
04:00 PM | Georges V - THEATER
KNOW MORE
Tuesday
February 20,2018
CHINA MOSES "Nightintales" Orchestra
09:00 PM | MusicHall - Hall China
BUY TICKETS
Saturday
February 24,2018
BONOBO Live in Beirut
07:00 PM | D-Beirut Warehouse - Hall
BUY TICKETS
Sunday
February 25,2018
CARLA in Concert
08:00 PM | Casino du Liban - Hall
BUY TICKETS
No Events!
Media Gallery
Previous Previous
Next Next
Carla in Concert
Sunday Feb 25,2018
View this event
Ghassan Saliba
Friday Mar 16,2018
View this event
SEU - Georgian Folk Ensemble Dance Play Button Play Button
Wednesday Apr 18,2018
View this event
Advertisement
STRAIGHT FROM THE SOURCE. DIRECT TO YOUR NEWSFEED BE THE FIRST TO GET EXCLUSIVE UPDATES