Saturday, June 10, 2006

Palestinian Music: Kamilya Jubran, Le Trio Joubran, Wissam Murad

As I work on my review of Le Trio Joubran (pictured), Kamilya Jubran & Werner Hasler, and Wissam Murad for RootsWorld, I'm putting up some links.

Kamilya Jubran

Kamilya Jubran's homepage, with bio, description of her various projects including Wameedd, translations of the poems on Wameedd (essential!), downloads, press reports and a riveting video clip, etc.

An article on Kamilya from Le Monde, July 29, 2004

Le Trio Joubran

Eye for Talent -- this site has links to some reviews of Le Trio
An article from Mondomix. The site also features a link to a recording by Samir and Wissam Joubran.
More extracts of music and interviews with Samir Joubran, conducted by Daniel Brown.
Promotional material from Rock Paper Scissors, plus sample tracks from Randana. Go here for press coverage of Le Trio.


Sabreen's homepage, with some information on Wissam Murad here


An overview of contemporary Palestinian music by Yara Ghadban, from MESA Bulletin, summer 2001. She discusses Samir Joubran (oldest brother in Le Trio Joubran), Sabreen (Kamilya Jubran was formerly their lead vocalist), Amal Murkus, Adel Salameh, and more briefly, El Funoun and Rim Banna.


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