Master Musician Fellowship, 1997

Souhail Kaspar is a highly acclaimed performer on Near Eastern percussion instruments. Born in Lebanon, Mr. Kaspar received his early musical training in Syria, where he studied the basic theory and technique of Arab percussion playing with established artists. In the United States, Mr. Kaspar and his partner Ali Jihad Racy have performed in major Middle Eastern nightclubs in Los Angeles, at cultural events, and have taught at workshops and master classes.

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