Lebanese jazz trumpeter Ibrahim Maalouf collaborates with Sharon Stone on touching music video
Famous Franco-Lebanese jazz trumpeter Ibrahim Maalouf has collaborated with American actress Sharon Stone on a touching new music video, Our flag.
Highlighting the duality of injustice in the world, this clip is taken from Ibrahim’s 15th album titled “capacity to love.”
Directed by Maalouf and Nicolas Tussing, the video features the musician’s music fusing Arabic and jazz tunes, photo montages illustrating tragic accidents around the world, including the Beirut explosion, and the American actress reciting a sentimental poem .
The video opens with images of landscapes, then transcends to showcase plastic pollution, global warming, escaping refugees and world leaders such as Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin and Nelson Mandela.
The video then cuts to Sharon Stone sitting with tears in her eyes, quoting a moving monologue apologizing for her country’s mistakes while emphasizing how much she loves it.
Currently, Ibrahim Maalouf is one of the most popular jazz artists. In 2016, he became the first jazz musician in history to fill the Accor Arena in Paris Bercy, the largest concert hall in France.
In recent years, he has collaborated with many personalities, including Wynton Marsalis, Angelique Kidjo, Melody Gardot, the Chronos Quartet, Trilok Gurtu, Josh Groban, Marcus Miller and Salif Keita. In 2021, he appeared on Stephen Colbert’s Late Show with Jon Batiste.
Here is that of Ibrahim Maalouf Our flag Musical clip:
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