Arabic Meets The Blues On Naima Shalhoub's Album 'Siphr' | KALW

Arabic Meets The Blues On Naima Shalhoub's Album 'Siphr'

Aug 13, 2020

Oakland artist Naima Shalhoub’s new album is "Siphr," which is Arabic for zero. The Lebanese-American vocalist and composer sings in both Arabic and English. She talks about the spiritual and cultural inspirations behind this album.

"I've always had a sensitivity to injustice and oppression and my location in it. Art and music has always been a place to ask those questions."

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