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purpose of oud in a band
Having played many years in bands (think typical Lebanese wedding bands) with keyboard as a lead. I ...
6-25-2020 at 11:27 AM
by: SamirCanada
Jamil Bashir: Traditional Iraqi Oud
Jameel Bashir was the king.
6-18-2020 at 04:52 AM
by: SamirCanada
Broken soundboard, broken rib: restoration options
In my opinion that's fixable. I can fix it by replacing the missing spruce on the top. And the rib c ...
6-16-2020 at 05:32 AM
by: SamirCanada
Simon Shaheen Ornament Question
Khalil, that was so nice of you to record that. MoH, I would say that's the way to break it down and ...
6-9-2020 at 07:26 PM
by: SamirCanada
High quality oud cases
Hi everyone,
I am ordering some high quality oud cases. These will be similar to the "khalaf" oud c ...
5-14-2020 at 09:12 AM
by: SamirCanada
Identifying this oud?
Yes I just realized also that the label is sayyed fathi amin. The son. This does lower the value sli ...
2-23-2020 at 05:56 AM
by: SamirCanada
Identifying this oud?
What's your email I may have someone for you in Queen's actually.
2-21-2020 at 04:15 PM
by: SamirCanada
Identifying this oud?
It probably is a genuine Fathi Amin. But to be honest his Son is also named fathi amin and makes oud ...
2-21-2020 at 03:28 PM
by: SamirCanada
how do you think is this sound achievable?
I think this is an old fathi Amin oud. The tuning down also does help. But mostly I think this is a ...
2-19-2020 at 03:42 PM
by: SamirCanada
how do you think is this sound achievable?
Let's make it clear. Yes the oud is nice and had a great sound. It the hand is the secret sauce here ...
2-18-2020 at 03:45 PM
by: SamirCanada
Amazing technique on super challenging key by Simon Shaheen
Great playing for sure.

https://youtu.be/VV0pSi8v8Zk

Her is another high quality rendition for ...
2-3-2020 at 04:23 PM
by: SamirCanada
String skips in tuning
It's 99% a nut issue. If you can't make or have a new one made, Perhaps rubbing some graphite "lead ...
12-5-2019 at 02:50 PM
by: SamirCanada
3D-printed rosettes
Hi John I have been following with interest as you know.
I stumbled on this YouTube video of someo ...
12-1-2019 at 06:08 AM
by: SamirCanada
Modifying Nazih Ghadban Oud
http://www.mikeouds.com/messageboard/viewthread.php?tid=16725

Read this!
11-25-2019 at 06:21 PM
by: SamirCanada
Modifying Nazih Ghadban Oud
I remember chatting with Nazih about this. You should know that they are luthiers and friends. Nazih ...
11-25-2019 at 06:19 PM
by: SamirCanada
Can you recognize this oud? Who made it?
Dear Matt,
Only the first and last of your links are gamil Georges the father the others are gamil ...
9-28-2019 at 11:36 AM
by: SamirCanada
Can you recognize this oud? Who made it?
Yes probably Egyptian. Looks like gamil georges
9-26-2019 at 05:13 PM
by: SamirCanada
Specific questions about large crack on the back
Ok I'll answer your questions for real...

This oud is not painted. It's varnished with a clear la ...
8-17-2019 at 04:07 AM
by: SamirCanada
Specific questions about large crack on the back
I like my oud ribs at 500f for 15 minutes and then 6 hours at 175f low and slow baby. Make sure to g ...
8-16-2019 at 04:50 AM
by: SamirCanada
Syrian Ouds - New Arrivals
On the other hand. I like the string tension I get at full pitch with a 58cm oud. Probably because I ...
6-27-2019 at 06:17 PM
by: SamirCanada
Zeryab oud for sale
Sorry man sold it long ago
6-5-2019 at 11:31 AM
by: SamirCanada
Cut classic oud to half cut oud !
I think it's possible would not be too complicated actually. Trace the outline and cut with a Japane ...
6-5-2019 at 10:35 AM
by: SamirCanada
Oud display cabinet
This is great! Congratulations.
Also one benefit in case you didnt think of it is that it's much ea ...
5-9-2019 at 02:56 AM
by: SamirCanada
Iraqi tuning?
I have been reading along for a bit, great contributions by Jody, Bryan, Omar and others. In my mind ...
5-4-2019 at 05:29 AM
by: SamirCanada
Do professional players really tune by ear? Many of my teachers don't
By ear man... It's the only way. Sure using a keyboard or piano or electric tuner to get to approxim ...
3-26-2019 at 06:36 PM
by: SamirCanada
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