Naser Musa

Naser Musa

Egyptian-Lebanese born percussionist & singer–songwriter, Ava Nahas plays a wide range of percussion. She is the founder of the Ava Nahas World Percussion Ensemble which draws from Middle Eastern, African, Afro-Cuban and other world music traditions. Her vision is the culmination of her multi-cultural experience, her passion for the arts and her sensitivity to the pulse of life with its triumphs and tragedies. Her instruments include bongos, doumbek, cajon, frame drum (daf) and riqq. Ava Nahas world percussion series for the doumbek at the Levantine Cultural Center is a two-day workshop to harness the power, style and artistry of the doumbek, a singular and essential drum in the panoply of Arabic music, from Morocco to Iraq.