Music - 2022
Johnny Farraj is a Lebanese-born musician and software engineer of Palestinian descent. His main instrument is the riqq; he also plays the oud and sings. Johnny is the creator of MaqamWorld.com, the leading Internet reference on Arabic music theory, and co-author of the highly acclaimed book “Inside Arabic Music” (Oxford University Press, 2019). Johnny is a teacher of Arabic music teacher, guest lecturer, performer, as well as a lifelong listener.