Abdul-Wahab Kayyali


Arabic, Contemporary


Abdul-Wahab commenced his oud studies in 1989 at the National Music Conservatory of Amman, Jordan under the tutelage of Sakher Hattar. While in Amman, he also received tutelage and guidance from Iraqi oud virtuoso, Munir Bashir. As a soloist and a member of different ensembles, he has participated in numerous competitions, cultural festivals and performances across the Arab World, the Middle East and the United States of America. He established 'Juthoor' in 2012 and the Etihad Middle Eastern Music Salon in 2019. He released his debut album, 'Juthoor', in 2020.