Zahr is an ensemble created by Italian pianist Francesco Turrisi and percussionist Andrea Piccioni. The primary focus of Zahr is the influence that arabic music has had in many countries touched by the Mediterranean Sea. Zahr combines Italian traditional music, Arabic and Turkish music with contemporary European jazz.
Francesco Turrisi – piano, accordion
Andrea Piccioni – frame and goblet drums, percussion
Fabio Tricomi – oud, vielle, kemenche, percussion
Lucilla Galeazzi – vocals
Mario Rivera – bass
Pietro Cernuto – sicilian bagpipe