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Playing Oud for a living[Video]

media Aly Eissa: Playing Oud in Egypt RFI/Paul Myers

Oud player Aly Eissa has been a regular performer at cultural centres and music venues on the Cairo circuit since his late teens.

The 25-year-old lives in Cairo and subsidises his musical aspirations by working as a dentist during the day.

His ultimate ambition, he says, would be to concentrate full-time on music.

ALY EISSA: Playing Oud in Cairo
 
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