Scott H. Thompson

OMAR KAMAL
One Night Only!
April 6th, The Appel Room - 7pm
Jazz at Lincoln Center

Reservations:
https://www.jazz.org/events/t-10684/


 

Omar Kamal has been called the "Palestinian Frank Sinatra", and with good reason. Singer/composer Kamal comes from the city of Nablus. His multi-cultural influences have given him a rich taste in music ranging from Frank Sinatra and Michael Jackson to Arabic greats such as Mohammed Abdel Wahab, Fairouz, and even modern trendsetters like The Weeknd. In concert, he has a free wheeling style that blends various eastern and western styles to create his own unique sound of what it is to be a modern Arab artist today.

 

Trombone: Mike Fahie
Tenor Sax: Sam Dillon
Guitar: Phil Robson
Bass: Mark Lewandowski
Piano: Addison Frei
Drums: Willie Jones 111
Vocalist: Omar Kamal
Trumpet: Quinten Collins


 

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About the Author / Scott H. Thompson

About Scott Thompson Thompson served as Assistant Director of Public Relations for Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York for almost a decade. With a background in broadcast journalism, Thompson’s voice and work has been heard on the Associated Press Radio Network, the Mutual Broadcasting network and NBC-AM New York, on The Morning Show. His experience spans radio, television, print and the internet. Thompson co-produced the New Haven Jazz Festival from 1994-2000. A prolific writer, Thompson has contributed to DownBeat, JazzTimes, Jazziz, and the All Music Guide. He penned the CD liner notes to Herbie Hancock Head Hunters, Weather Report 8:30, George Duke Brazilian Love, Stan Getz The New Collection, The Essence of Maynard Ferguson, and The Essence of Al DiMeola. Scott is one of the original members of the Jazz Journalists Association. Editor’s note: Style Quarterly is very pleased to make the connection with Scott and values his enthusiastic support of Jazz.

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