Basel Rajoub

Music - 2020
Basel Rajoub is a saxophonist and composer-improviser whose inspirations include traditional Middle Eastern rhythms and melodies, as well as contemporary music. Born in Aleppo, Syria, Basel graduated from the Damascus High Institute of Music and has been active in performing ensembles that bring together music and musicians from the Middle East, North Africa, Asia, and Europe. A winner of Radio Monte Carlo’s Moyen-Orient Music Award, Basel Rajoub divides his time between performing, teaching, composing, and recording.