Ibrahim Maalouf

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Lebanese trumpeter Ibrahim Maalouf’s latest album is a tribute to Miles Davis’ classic A Lift to the Scaffold, engaging the spirit and giving it an Arabic twist.

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Picture of Ibrahim Maalouf: Valery Hache/AFP/Getty Images.

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Fri 22 Feb 2013 12:32 GMT
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