Faraj Suleiman

Faraj Suleiman a composer and pianist. he plays mostly original compositions, which are strongly influenced by Arabic music and eastern rhythms, often using its scales and modalities. In addition to being inspired by his Arabic culture, he is also influenced by tango and jazz traditions.

As an Arab musician trained in classical music, and as a pianist, he constantly search for new ways of offering piano works to “eastern ears”. Faraj composed several works which have placed the “eastern” piano in the centre, such as solo piano pieces, quartets, quintets, piano and four female voices and for a piano and orchestra.

His first album, Log In (2014), marks the beginning of his musical path. He released a number of records and music projects such as : “Three Steps”, “Mud”, “Funeral”, “Opening of the Palestinian Museum”, “AlBashiq”, “Love in the Cloud”, “Once upon a City”, “Love without a story” and lately “Toy Box”. He also composed music for a number of theatrical works and films.