Simon Shaheen Ensemble

Event date and time: 2/14/2014 7:00:00 PM
February 14 - One of the most significant Arab musicians, performers, and composers of his generation.

"'Ecstasy' best describes the exquisite performance given by this vituouso."  —The Detroit Times

Simon Shaheen dazzles audiences as he deftly leaps from traditional Arabic sounds to jazz and Western classical styles. His soaring technique, melodic ingenuity, and unparalleled grace have earned him international acclaim as a virtuoso on the oud and violin. With a complement of six musicians and a vocalist, Shaheen will mesmerize listeners with his sultry, distinctive brand of Middle Eastern-jazz fusion.