An Evening of Middle Eastern Music and Dance
Join us for an evening of traditional music and dance from the Middle East. Jamileh, one of Maine’s most celebrated belly dancers, will collaborate with dancers Josephina, Dorothea, Sahar, and Nasreen, as well as the special sextet version of the Zapion Middle Eastern Ensemble. The Zapion trio of Eric LaPerna, darbuka; Maria Wagner, clarinet; and Duncan Hardy, qanun; will add Carl Dimow, guitar; Simon Moushabeck, accordion; and Jamileh’s son, Halim Moldaver, riqq and duff; to their Turkish nightclub sound. Audiences have described Jamileh’s shows as “elegant”, “breathtaking” and “authentically Arabic.” Read more about Jamileh at http://www.mainebellydance.com/aboutJam.html.