Omar Akram

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About Omar Akram

Experimental pianist Omar blends the unique sounds of various Asian and European countries into a lush and mystical New Age mix. He came upon these international flourishes earnestly; Omar was born to a UN diplomat and spent his youth moving from country to country. Training to become a classical pianist during this time, he came out of it a well-rounded musician that had the sort of exposure to unique folk traditions that most composers take years to experience. His first album, Opal Fire, was released in 2002. ~ Bradley Torreano

New York, United States
November 23, 1964
New Age
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