Fawzy Al Aiedy

Fawzy Al Aiedy

Fawzy Al Aiedy was born in the South of Irak. He went to Baghdad at the age of 14 to study the traditional Eastern music, the lute and the singing. He was also trained in Western music, learning how to play the oboe. While studying Bach and Mozart, the young musician decided to mix these two cultures. Because of the political conflicts of his country, Fawzy decided to settle in Paris in 1971 where he improved in practicing the oboe. There he discovered the giants of the French culture : Rimbaud, Verlaine and the contemporary Ferré and Brassens. Over two years, he improved his art, playing into the youth orchestra of Paris. Fawzy El Aiedy recorded a first album of Irakien (singing) poesy called « Silence ». He then played in a band « Khamsa », playing Arabic music. In 1983, the lute player released a World music album « La Terre » (the Earth). Few years later, he created the « Oriental Jazz ». The Iraqi musician never stops to mix Arabic musical genres. Then came and toured the creations « Paris Bagdad acoustic » and « Oud Aljazira ». In 2006, « Radio Bagdad »n his new creation, Fawzy tried to play a Western Groove mixed to the Eastern traditional music.



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Fawzy Al Aiedy


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