I’m back!

In reality, the tour was over a few days ago, but a little virus I took along from Egypt kept me (and my intestines) quite occupied for a few days. At any rate, there’s much to tell about our Middle-East experiences and if you’re curious here’s two articles written about the band’s performances:

http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/5/33/41691/Arts–Culture/Music/Ajam-band-fuses-Iranian-folk-music-and-urban-sound.aspx

http://www.egyptindependent.com/news/ajam-band-retrieves-and-reproduces-iranian-musical-heritage

Listening to the media we’re lucky to get out of Beirut when we did. Yesterday morning there were clashes in Beirut between supporters and opponents of Syria’s regime. My biggest fear is that the long awaited regional movement for democratic change will devolve into a simple Sunni – Shia war. Then what we’ll have is this:

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