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Khandak el Ghamik, Beirut district

Fadi Matta is a traditional Oud maker from Lebanon, whose creations have spread throughout the world, and have been held by some of the most famous artists in the Arab world. One of the few craftsmen left creating these masterpieces in the region today, each piece Fadi makes is simply unique and custom-made to meet the most demanding requirements of artists, fans, and inspired people throughout the music community, which reflects his high level of dedication to the craft. As each Oud is hand-built, you obtain a unique piece and a unique sound every time, and with the use of the best materials, from the wood to the accessories, it is just a matter of finding the right balance between the sound and precision, and the always-present “taste”. In each oud, Fadi introduce special details that come as a natural evolution in the process of hand-making the instrument, to cope with the new techniques and requirements of the artists.