Ken Leighton 2 p.m., March 29
John Bilezikjian's main focus is the oud. Over the past thirty years, the multi-instrumentalist has also written the music for several television specials and a number of Hollywood movies. An entertainer, musician, singer, composer and teacher, Bilezikjian has a B.A in Violin, Oud, and Composition at Cal State University in Northridge.
He can be heard on Placidio Domingo's release "De mi Alma Latina," Ofra Haza's release "Kirya," Robert Palmer's "Ridin High," Cantor Isaac Behar's "Sephardic Sabbath Chants," and Leonard Cohen's CD Cohen Live.