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Reem Kelani live on BBC Radio 3 on Friday 22 July

Renowned Palestinian vocalist and musicologist Reem Kelani will be appearing on BBC Radio 3’s “World on 3” from 11pm – 1am this Friday 22 July. In addition to an interview with Mary Ann Kennedy, Reem will be performing live in the studio, accompanied by Bruno Heinen on piano and Ryan Trebilcock on double bass. When to listen to the BBC...

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Review: new short film ‘Gaza in Context’

Gaza, the continuing human tragedy, caused by fellow humans. Undoubtedly, we are all aware of the disastrous conditions of life there under the continuing blockade. Surely, you have also witnessed its devastating destruction of war, through the media and through your social media network. Repeated military campaigns by the Israeli army, aimed largely at its civilian population consisting mostly of...

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New WordPress site up, improvements continue

Hi, this is Doc Jazz on WordPress. Guess what? This is actually the first post that I am writing on this new site. The previous site used Joomla as its content management system, but as time passed I became convinced that WordPress was a better option. In fact, I realized that quite a while ago, but who likes to rebuild...

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Doc Jazz releases two songs in a week – Oxygen and Glass Ceiling

Usually, in the past few years, Palestinian artist Doc Jazz has been releasing about 2 – 3 songs per year. This week, however, he has used his free time by spending it in the studio, and releasing two entirely new songs, only on video so far: ‘Oxygen’ and ‘Glass Ceiling’. The first one is a love song, with the catch...