THE MUSICIANS

Ahmed Omar

Ahmed Omar

Born in Egypt to an Eriterian father, Ahmed took his first steps in music at a Nubian music institute in downtown Cairo. He started with singing, playing the guitar, and eventually moving on to his current instrument, the bass guitar, which he plays for leading Egyptian bands such as Senet, El Dor El Awal, Beshir, and Wust El Balad. Ahmed has also organized the Afri-Cairo Music Festival and is a partner and manager at the Wust El Balad recording studio.

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