Author: Stefan Franzen

Singer with the band project "Nishtiman" (photo: youtube)

The Kurdish people

Nishtiman music project: Transcending what divides

German jazz quartet Masaa; Rabih Lahoud is second from right (source: Traumton)

Interview with Masaa frontman Rabih Lahoud

Outspoken appeal

Musician Tamer Abu Ghazaleh (source: www.tamer.ag)

Musician Tamer Abu Ghazaleh

The beauty of rebellion

Simin Tander (photo: Simin Tander′s website/press kit/official press pictures)

Simin Tander and Tord Gustavsen

The harmony of mysticism

Bachar Mar-Khalife in session with France Culture (source: YouTube still)

My Distant Country

Portrait of the musician Bachar Mar-Khalife

Musicians performing at the 10th "Tamburi Mundi" music festival (photo: Ellen Schmauss)

"Tamburi Mundi" music festival

Summit of friendship

Tania Saleh (source: taniasaleh.com)

The Lebanese singer Tania Saleh

Beirut's window on Rio

Mercan Dede (photo: Agentur)

Mercan Dede's album "Dunya"

Earth as an acoustic notebook

Simin Tander (photo: simintander.com)

The German-Afghan jazz singer Simin Tander

An unknown homeland

Mahmoud Turkmani (photo: © mahmoudturkmani.com)

Interview with the Lebanese Composer and Oud Player Mahmoud Turkmani

''I'm Way Beyond Any Categorization''

Poster of ''Tracks of Cairo'' (image: Movimientos)

The Film ''Tracks of Cairo''

An Audio Diary of the Revolution

Musicians from the Music for One God project (photo: www.one-god.eu)

The Multinational Project ''Music for the One God''

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Harmonious Triad of Religions

Kristjan Järvi and the Absolute Ensemble (photo: PR)

Daniel Schnyder, the Absolute Ensemble & Marcel Khalifé

Marriage of East-West Music on the Hudson