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Basel Rajoub

Musician and Composer
Syria

A saxophonist and composer-improviser whose inspirations include Middle Eastern stories, rhythms and jazz. Born in Aleppo, Basel is a graduate of Damascus High Institute of Music and known for creating music that brings together artists from the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Europe. A winner of Radio Monte Carlo’s Moyen-Orient Music Award, Basel divides his time between performing, teaching, composing and recording.