01/28/2007.Cannes.42nd Midem.Close up of Franco Lebanese musician Ibrahim Malouf

Ibrahim Maalouf is a trumpeter who is also a composer and arranger for trumpet. He also teaches trumpet. He was born on December 5, 1980 in Beirut, Lebanon, but now lives in France. Ibrahim Maalouf is the son of trumpeter Nassim Maalouf and pianist Nada Maalouf, a nephew of the writer Amin Maalouf, and the grandson of journalist, poet and musicologist Rushdi Maalouf. He is currently the only trumpet player in the world to play Arabic music with the trumpet in fourth tones, which his father invented in the 1960s. Ibrahim is also the winner of some of the greatest classical trumpet competitions in the world.

01/28/2007.Cannes.42nd Midem.Close up of Franco Lebanese musician Ibrahim Malouf