Georges Lammam, of Palestinian descent, born in Beirut, Lebanon is a solo violinist exemplifying the Arab style of instrumental improvisation. A recording artist, composer and artistic director for the Georges Lammam
Ensemble, Georges is a featured artist in other musical groups – Ancient Future, Wobbly World, Shabazz and Pena Pacha Mama Group.
Mr. Lammam, as an artistic emissary brings Arab arts and his cultural heritage to fore in supporting Palestine – both the culture and the people. His music has enhanced and supported the work of arts and philanthropic non-profits in support of Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza.
His compositions and performance excerpts are included in scores for two award-winning documentaries: “Occupation 101” and “Tea on the Axis of Evil”, and he recorded a well-known folkloric debke in a 2016 feature film, “Wrestling Jerusalem” by Aaron Davidman. Opus Omnia (2017) is the most recent within a five CD discography and available at Itunes, CDbaby and Amazon, and a new recording is nearing completion to be available in 2021.
Collaborating with Gabriel Navia, (Spanish guitar) Hola-Yallah! –a LatinArabian Duo was born to fuse musical styles and idioms, to give new expression to classic pieces from both cultures and to create original new music.