Zade Dirani


 

ZADE DIRANI : A great artist. To discover

Described as a “Piano Prodigy” by People Magazine, and a “Gorgeous Pianist/Composer/Hunk”, by the Washington Post, pianist, composer, and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador ; Zade Dirani has released Billboard charting albums, and has performed in concert before tens of thousands around the world including world leaders such as King Abdullah and Queen Rania of Jordan, Queen Elizabeth of England and Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh, Queen Noor of Jordan, the Late Nelson Mandela, former US first lady Laura Bush, former Qatar first lady Sheika Moza Bint Nasser, Princess Lalla Hasna of Morocco, Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, and US statesman Colin Powell among others.

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Zade has performed in concerts in Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Morocco, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait, England, France, Spain, and the United States.

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Zade’s latest album which will be released in 2019, is entitled “Un Piano Y Amigos” and is the fruition of collaboration with Spanish hit producer David Santisteban who produced the album.

The album features vocal guest appearances with some of the most prominent artists on the Spanish music landscape today, including India Martinez, Pitingo, David DeMaria, Sweet California, Soraya, Ana Mena, Eva Ruiz, Lorena Gomez, Paula Rojo, and Lerica.

Born in Amman, and later relocated to the United States, Zade started writing music for piano and orchestra at age fifteen, and saw his first concert of his own compositions come to life at the age of nineteen.

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He has been featured on CNN, Fox News, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, The Houston Chronicles, The Associated Press, Reuters, Skye News, Al Jazeera, MBC, Al Arabiyah, among others, and was mentored in Los Angeles by Grammy winning producer David Foster.

Distinctive concert appearances include performances at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC, a performance at the UNESCO’s Headquarters in Paris, a performance at the World Economic Forum, and a performance at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC.

In 2006, Zade launched “The Zade Foundation” a nonprofit organization that offers educational scholarships to young musicians from different parts of the world. The foundation’s flagship program “The Roads to You Tour” brought together 35 musicians from 20 different countries, including war torn regions.

To date, the musicians presented more than 300 workshops and performances in various cities in the United States in an effort to bring world cultures closer together through music.

In 2008, Zade performed an epic concert entitled: “One Night in Jordan: A Concert for Peace” where he brought together 100 musicians from around the world, including the London Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and the London Voices Choir. The concert was presented in a historical setting and filmed in HD at one of the world’s largest remaining Roman Amphitheatres built nearly 2,000 years ago. The concert event was attended by more than 10,000 people and was broadcast in numerous countries around the world including the United States on Public Television.

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The “One Night in Jordan” CD debuted on the US Billboard at #2 on the New Age Chart, #5 on the Classical Crossover Chart, and #11 on the Overall Classical Chart.  Zade’s accompanying DVD also debuted on Billboard’s Top DVD/Music Video Charts at #18.

In 2016, Zade was appointed UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for Middle East and North Africa and his appointment was launched with a piano performance at Al Zaatari Refugee camp in Jordan where he invited refugee children to improvise on the piano with him.

 

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This performance would later inspire the permanent music therapy program in the camps that he would launch with UNICEF two years later.

In 2017, Zade recorded “Heartbeat” with by 10 year-old Ansam, an internally displaced girl in Syria who was born blind. The song was shot in an area of Syria heavily damaged by the fighting. Children performing as part of the choir are all internally displaced and participate, along with Ansam, in UNICEF psychosocial support programmes. The song was utilized to raise awareness to the war in Syria as the conflict reached six years and was shared worldwide on social media by other UNICEF Goodwill Ambassadors including Ricky Martin, Orlando Bloom, and Lionel Messi.

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In 2018, With UNICEF, he launched the first music therapy program in the world designed specifically for children in refugee camps with pilot programs at Al Zaatari Refugee camp and Al Azraq Refugee camp in Jordan.

Zade studied piano at Noor Al Hussein’s National Music Conservatory in Amman, founded by Queen Noor of Jordan and later at Berklee College of Music in Boston.

Queen Noor said: “Zade is a musician of outstanding ability, whose creations have delighted
 the people of our nation and our region on both private and public occasions. Zade’s enthusiasm, which I first experienced almost 20 years ago in his early days at the Noor Al Hussein Foundation’s National Music Conservatory in Jordan, is as unbridled as ever.”

Zade resides in Barcelona and Amman.

 

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Sources : Zade’swebsite:  zade.com

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Over the years Rod Best has been involved in training and
developing of singers and musicians as well as writing music
arrangements for small stage band through to large
orchestras, direction of major musical productions and song
composition.

He studied at the Sydney Conservatorium of
Music in Jazz Improvisation and Advanced Arranging,
developing a wealth of experience in composition and
arrangement in jazz and contemporary keyboarding styles.
He has also studied under some great Australian jazz piano
players including Tony Ansell, Mike Nock, Michael
Bartolomei, Chuck Yates, Judy Bailey, Dave Fennell, Vince
Genova and Kevin Hunt.

He studied at Jazz Worx in Brisbane and received an Associate Diploma in Jazz.

Rod is married to Jan and lives in Queensland, Australia.

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Rod has released five instrumental albums called “Best Of Smooth”,
“The Best of Rod Best”,  “Groove On”,   “A Peaceful Place”
and  “The Next Level”  as well…

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Jerry Lewis  (born Joseph Levitch; March 16, 1926) is an American actor, comedian, singer, film producer, film director, screenwriter and humanitarian. He is known for his slapstick humor in film, television, stage and radio.

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He and Dean Martin were partners as the hit popular comedy duo of Martin and Lewis. Following that success, he was a solo star in film, nightclubs, television, concerts and musicals. Lewis served as national chairman of the Muscular Dystrophy Association and hosted the live Labor Day broadcast of the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon for 44 years.

Lewis has received several awards for lifetime achievements from the American Comedy Awards, Los Angeles Film Critics Association, Venice Film Festival, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and been honored with two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Early life

Lewis was born on March 16, 1926 in Newark, New Jersey to Russian Jewish parents His father, Daniel Levitch (1902–80), was a master of ceremonies

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