The Sound of Barakah hits Melbourne

Stoked to catch up with Sami Yusuf post his inaugural Barakah Tour Concert in Melbourne tonight and thank himand his ensemble of string and percussion musicians for a spectacular show.   Himself a powerhouse of talent, Sami demonstrated an individual mastery of keyboard, percussion and string instruments while performing songs in English, Arabic, Turkish, Kurdish, Urdu, Punjabi and Farsi!  His self-coined genre, Spiritique—manifested philosophical and spiritual lyrics, fusing Middle Eastern and Western harmonics.  A phenomenal  and [...]