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Jasser Haj Youssef

Jasser Haj Youssef

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Artist Information

Performance year with AKMI:
2012, 2013
Country of Origin:
Tunisia

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Jasser Haj Youssef, originally from Tunisia, performs on violin and on the Baroque viola d’amore, whose resonant sympathetic strings are ideally suited to the modal melodic forms of Arabic music. Haj Youssef is a consummate fusionist, at home in jazz as in classical music, and Arab maqam.

Performances

Name Performance Year With AKMI
New sounds from Arab lands 2012
Invisible face of the beloved 2011, 2012