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Joseph O'Kelly, oud-maker
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December 31 3:50 PM the Capricorn Sun sets on London Fields

Autumn Equinox in London Fields

Spring Ostara in London Fields

Cake fest in Hackney:

May Daunce Beltane, the return of the Sun

The Hackney MILE OF ART

Mile of Art Photoblog1 

GrassyArtz in London Fields announcement

Passing Clouds party

Gabrielle Motola:  Exhibition of a community exhibiting itself.

July '06 GrassyArtz photoblog 1/

Mile OF ART 2  1st October 2006. www.hibla.com/mile06




Soujourn, May 1998 Article,   Joseph O'Kelly Oud Maker. 

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Reference: Hibla/soujourn

Joseph O' Kelly oud/'ud maker.

This article, in Arabic, appeared in Soujourn, May 1998, the magazine of Sheraton Africa & Middle East Division.
I will add an English translation of the article as time and help permits.

I have worked as a maker of musical instruments since the 1970's making and designing both European lutes and Arabic ouds as well as classical guitars.

The oud player in the picture is Adel Salameh

You can download a few tracks of Adel playing on this oud which I made for him from:

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All text and images and linked images are 1999-2007 Joseph O'Kelly.If you require any further information on permitted use, or a licence to republish any material, email me at copyright@hibla.com