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Amman: Ilham Al madfai, Toni Qattan and Shou Al Ayam

Moshe Morad travels to Jordan. 2/2. Moshe is in the capital, Amman, where he records live sessions with some of Jordan's up-and-coming young groups.

Moshe Morad travels to Jordan.

2/2. Moshe is in the capital, Amman, where he records live sessions with some of Jordan's up-and-coming young groups.

The music reflects Jordan's reputation as a young state surrounded by countries with rich and highly developed musical traditions. Here Jordanians, Iraqis and Palestinians fuse classic Arabic songs with more contemporary sounds and instruments.

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  • Amman’s central mosque square.

    Moshe Morad introduces the programme from Amman’s central mosque square.

    Duration: 04:16

  • Music Played

    • Ilham al-Madfai

      Khuttar

  • Jordan’s café society.

    Moshe talks to Ilham Al Madfai and his son about Jordan’s café society.

    Duration: 03:07

  • Jordan’s new musical talents.

    At Café Khuttar, where we hear some of Jordan’s new musical talents.

    Duration: 14:14

  • Music Played

    • Zein Awad

      Fi yum we layla

    • Zein Awad

      Ba'atilak ruhi

    • Zein Awad

      Al bint el chalabiya

  • Toni Qattan.

    We hear Toni Qattan recorded live especially for World Routes at Cafe Khuttar in Amman.

    Duration: 04:50

  • Music Played

    • Toni Qattan

      Eyouni sehrany

  • A favourite hummus eatery.

    Moshe and Mohammed at “Hashem”, King Hussein’s favourite hummus eatery.

    Duration: 03:45

  • Taufiq Dalu.

    Back at cafe Khuttar we hear Taufiq Dalu, a young Jordanian star.

    Duration: 07:03

  • Music Played

    • Taufiq Dalu

      Medley - Ragee/Ooun il swood/ Hilif il amar

  • Jordan’s history and music.

    Moshe at café Khuttar talks about Jordan’s history and music.

    Duration: 08:49

  • Music Played

    • Shou al Ayam

      Al bint el chalabiya

    • Shou al Ayam

      Elkoon koloh beydoor

  • Shou Al Ayam.

    Moshe talks to members of Shou Al Ayam about their musical fusion.

    Duration: 08:18

  • Music Played

    • Shou al Ayam

      Shou al Ayam

  • Rising star Tony Qattan.

    The concert at Café Khuttar in Amman ends with Palestinian rising star Tony Qattan.

    Duration: 04:11

  • Music Played

    • Zein Awad and Toni Qattan

      Min Donek

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