Singer Mutaz Uwaiti performed a jazz concert at the Syrian Opera House in Damascus on Monday evening.
Accompanied by musicians Tarek Skaiker, Muhannad al-Samman, Bilal Hammour, Dulama Shihab, and Simon Mrayyesh, Uwaiti performed a number of jazz pieces, including songs by Gregory Porter, including 'Painted Canvas', 'Musical Genocide', 'Wolfcry', 'On My Way to Harlem', 'Hey Laura', 'No Love Dying', and 'Wind Song'.
Uwaiti graduated from Selhi al-Wadi Musical Institute and studied at the Higher Institute for Music, then continued his musical studies in France. He performed his first concert in Syria in 2009.
Translated and edited by The Syrian Observer