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Concert: La Falfula Groove & Yair Dalal

THE PROGRAMME WILL PLAY AT
7.30PM ON THURSDAY 19 AUGUST
AT THE PLAYER ABOVE

Thursday 19th August | 7:30 pm 9:00 pm

La Falfula Groove

Watch the Iraqi maqam group of singers (and one dancer) La Falfula Groove live in concert. Led by Iraqi-Israeli David Regev Zaarur, a qanun player and great-grandson of Yusuf Zaarur, who famously played qanun around the same time of the Al-Kuwaiti brothers. Zaarur will also appear in interview. Featuring Israeli-Iraqi musician Yair Dalal on Oud, Violin and Vocals.

The ensemble aims to revive the Iraqi music of David Regev Zaarur’s great-grandfather, the great artist and famous Qanun player from Baghdad, Yusuf Zaarur.

Qanun & Director – David Regev Zaarur
Dancer – Yohani Perez.(La Falfula)
Yair Dalal – Vocals, Violin and Oud
Oud – Tom Efandi
Violin & Joza – Awad Margalit
Kamanche – Joana Reitmuller
Darbuka & Riq – Ben Junior Machluf
Percussion – Alan Alaev

Iraqi Jewish Music and Culture Series

We are delighted to host a series of online film screenings, interviews and concerts from the Iraqi Jewish music scene in association with the the Jewish Chronicle, Jewish Renaissance, Harif and Sephardi Voices UK. The four-week run features the talents of Iraqi-Israeli Jewish qanun player and member of La Falfula Groove, David Regev Zaarur, Israeli rocker and actor Dudu Tassa, Iraqi Jewish businessman Edwin Shuker, who contributed to the 2017 film Remember Baghdad, liturgical poet and musician Cantor Moshe Habusha and The Woolf Institute’s Dr Merav Rosenfeld-Haddad, a musicologist who specialises in Arabic and Middle Eastern music.