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CCC Concerts | Mosaic: The Music of Iraq
Salaam, ensemble

Salaam evokes the many textures of Arabic and Turkish music with entrancing ancient melodies and infectious grooves. Fascinating stories provide illumination and context for this alluring set of traditional and original Middle Eastern music.

Salaam has delighted audiences for years with its expansive mix of traditional and original Middle Eastern music. Exquisitely rendered melodies are woven with stories and musings, taking the listener on a musical journey. Their sound, while deeply rooted in maqam and entrancing Middle Eastern rhythms, is infused with the band’s fresh and innovative interpretations. They have performed throughout the US, recorded seven albums, and have been interviewed and featured on NPR’s All Things Considered. Salaam, whose name means Peace, is a musical ambassador for peaceful coexistence.