Modern and trad music from the Middle East and Scandinavia. Danceable, meditative, powerful, tender.

Modern and traditional music from the Middle East and Scandinavia. The repertoire consists of Arabic music, Sufi meditational music, and Nordic traditional music such as polska and halling.

The Arabic lute - the oud - embraces and challenges the saxophone and the bass in this brilliant trio. Trio Samara's music is characterized by an interplay with open ears and hearts. Danceable and meditative, powerful and tender.

Group members

Ahmad Al Khatib: oud
Sten Källman: soprano saxophone
Stefan Bergman: bass
Larisa Ljungkrona: accordeon
Avin Omar: vocals
Youssef H’beisch: percussion (not in the picture)