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40 Melodies

Ibrahim Maalouf

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40 melodies for 40 years. Ibrahim Maalouf is celebrating another decade on earth and he’s gone all out. How else would he be able to cover all the sides to his sound? Over the course of his albums and collaborations, the Franco-Lebanese trumpeter’s world has expanded into a fascinating mosaic of jazz, pop, oriental music, French chanson and a thousand other genres. Though what makes this album so great is just how intimate it is. This 12th album stands out from his others. For the first time in his 15-year-long career, Maalouf plays in duet with his old friend – the Belgian guitarist François Delporte. The duo revisit key melodies from the trumpet player’s previous albums and soundtracks. We also find a few previously unreleased tracks. The cherry on the (birthday) cake is the long list of party guests: Sting, Matthieu Chedid, Marcus Miller, Alfredo Rodriguez, Richard Bona, Trilok Gurtu, Jon Batiste and Arturo Sandoval. As shown by his previous records, Ibrahim Maalouf is like a musical crossbreeder. Here, he lays bare his playing, his sound and his relationship to melody and improvisation. Plus, he never forgets about Delporte, whose guitar isn’t just ornamental. The brilliance of Maalouf’s playing becomes even more obvious in this minimalist setting. While in the past it has been hidden amongst heavily orchestrated, heavily arranged and heavily produced works, it sounds here almost like a confession. One that’s swathed in emotion, especially in the context of a wounded Beirut and crumbling Lebanon… With just a melody, just a trumpet and guitar, Ibrahim Maalouf floats through various landscapes and eras on what might just be one of his best recordings yet. © Marc Zisman/Qobuz

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1
True Sorry (Duo Version)
00:04:09

Ibrahim Maalouf, Composer, MainArtist

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2
Free Spirit (Duo Version)
00:04:22

Ibrahim Maalouf, Composer, MainArtist - Jon Batiste, FeaturedArtist

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3
Beirut (Duo Version)
00:04:37

Ibrahim Maalouf, Composer, MainArtist

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4
Happy Face (Duo Version)
00:04:07

Ibrahim Maalouf, Composer, MainArtist

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5
Hashish (Duo Version)
00:02:37

Ibrahim Maalouf, Composer, MainArtist

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6
Défilé 1962 (Duo Version)
00:03:54

Ibrahim Maalouf, Composer, MainArtist

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7
Harlem (Duo Version)
00:04:32

MARCUS MILLER, FeaturedArtist - Ibrahim Maalouf, Composer, MainArtist

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8
Red & Black Light (Duo Version)
00:03:12

Ibrahim Maalouf, Composer, MainArtist

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9
Kalthoum (Movement I) (Duo Version)
00:03:38

Ibrahim Maalouf, MainArtist - Balighe Hamdi Abdel Hamid, Composer

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10
Esse Emme (Duo Version)
00:03:16

Ibrahim Maalouf, Composer, MainArtist

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11
S3NS (Duo Version)
00:04:41

Ibrahim Maalouf, Composer, MainArtist

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12
Celle que vous croyez (Duo Version)
00:03:40

Ibrahim Maalouf, Composer, MainArtist

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13
InPressi (Duo Version)
00:03:48

Ibrahim Maalouf, Composer, MainArtist

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14
Diaspora (Duo Version)
00:02:54

Trilok Gurtu, FeaturedArtist - Ibrahim Maalouf, Composer, MainArtist

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15
Les Quais (Duo Version)
00:03:06

Kronos Quartet, FeaturedArtist - Ibrahim Maalouf, Composer, MainArtist

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16
Will Soon Be a Woman (Duo Version)
00:03:09

Ibrahim Maalouf, Composer, MainArtist

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17
Essentielles (Duo Version)
00:02:08

Ibrahim Maalouf, Composer, MainArtist

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18
Radio Magallanes (Duo Version)
00:05:35

Ibrahim Maalouf, Composer, MainArtist

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19
Maeva in Wonderland (Duo Version)
00:04:35

Richard Bona, FeaturedArtist - Ibrahim Maalouf, Composer, MainArtist

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20
Surprises (Duo Version)
00:04:14

Ibrahim Maalouf, Composer, MainArtist

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DISC 2

1
L'Anniversaire (Duo Version)
00:02:24

Ibrahim Maalouf, Composer, MainArtist

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2
Levantine Symphony No. 1 (Duo Version)
00:04:47

Ibrahim Maalouf, Composer, MainArtist - Lily, FeaturedArtist

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3
Una Rosa Blanca (Duo Version)
00:02:44

Alfredo Rodriguez, FeaturedArtist - Ibrahim Maalouf, Composer, MainArtist

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4
Improbable (Duo Version)
00:03:57

Ibrahim Maalouf, Composer, MainArtist

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5
Le Grand Voyage (Duo Version)
00:03:08

Husnu Senlendirici, FeaturedArtist - Ibrahim Maalouf, Composer, MainArtist

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6
Radiance (Duo Version)
00:02:55

Ibrahim Maalouf, Composer, MainArtist

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7
L'Heure du T (Duo Version)
00:03:08

Ibrahim Maalouf, Composer, MainArtist

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8
All I Can't Say (Duo Version)
00:03:11

Sting, FeaturedArtist - Ibrahim Maalouf, Composer, MainArtist

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9
Gebrayel (Duo Version)
00:01:59

Eric Legnini, Composer - Arturo Sandoval, FeaturedArtist - Ibrahim Maalouf, Composer, MainArtist - Stéphane Galland, Composer - François Delporte, Composer

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10
Marseille (Duo Version)
00:03:49

Ibrahim Maalouf, Composer, MainArtist - Vassilis Saleas, FeaturedArtist

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11
Your Soul (Duo Version)
00:02:41

Ibrahim Maalouf, Composer, MainArtist

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12
Shadows (Duo Version)
00:03:14

Ibrahim Maalouf, Composer, MainArtist - -M-, FeaturedArtist

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13
Goodnight Kiss (Duo Version)
00:03:50

Ibrahim Maalouf, Composer, MainArtist - Munir Hossn, FeaturedArtist

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14
Sensuality (Duo Version)
00:04:04

Ibrahim Maalouf, Composer, MainArtist - Frank Woeste, Composer - Jowee BasH! Omicil, FeaturedArtist

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15
Questions & Answers (Duo Version)
00:03:29

Ibrahim Maalouf, Composer, MainArtist

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16
Red Rose (Duo Version)
00:03:21

Ibrahim Maalouf, Composer, MainArtist

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17
Election Night (Duo Version)
00:02:52

Ibrahim Maalouf, MainArtist - Frédéric Yonnet, FeaturedArtist

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18
Ya Ha La (Duo Version)
00:02:18

Ibrahim Maalouf, Composer, MainArtist

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19
Waiting (Duo Version)
00:03:08

Ibrahim Maalouf, Composer, MainArtist

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20
Salma Ya Salama (Duo Version)
00:03:35

Jeff Barnel, Composer - Ibrahim Maalouf, MainArtist

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21
All Around the Wall
00:03:03

Ibrahim Maalouf, Composer, MainArtist

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22
Layla's Wedding
00:02:28

Ibrahim Maalouf, Composer, MainArtist - Sarah Reich, FeaturedArtist

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23
If I
00:06:16

Ibrahim Maalouf, Composer, MainArtist

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Album Description

40 melodies for 40 years. Ibrahim Maalouf is celebrating another decade on earth and he’s gone all out. How else would he be able to cover all the sides to his sound? Over the course of his albums and collaborations, the Franco-Lebanese trumpeter’s world has expanded into a fascinating mosaic of jazz, pop, oriental music, French chanson and a thousand other genres. Though what makes this album so great is just how intimate it is. This 12th album stands out from his others. For the first time in his 15-year-long career, Maalouf plays in duet with his old friend – the Belgian guitarist François Delporte. The duo revisit key melodies from the trumpet player’s previous albums and soundtracks. We also find a few previously unreleased tracks. The cherry on the (birthday) cake is the long list of party guests: Sting, Matthieu Chedid, Marcus Miller, Alfredo Rodriguez, Richard Bona, Trilok Gurtu, Jon Batiste and Arturo Sandoval. As shown by his previous records, Ibrahim Maalouf is like a musical crossbreeder. Here, he lays bare his playing, his sound and his relationship to melody and improvisation. Plus, he never forgets about Delporte, whose guitar isn’t just ornamental. The brilliance of Maalouf’s playing becomes even more obvious in this minimalist setting. While in the past it has been hidden amongst heavily orchestrated, heavily arranged and heavily produced works, it sounds here almost like a confession. One that’s swathed in emotion, especially in the context of a wounded Beirut and crumbling Lebanon… With just a melody, just a trumpet and guitar, Ibrahim Maalouf floats through various landscapes and eras on what might just be one of his best recordings yet. © Marc Zisman/Qobuz

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