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Carole King Explores Arabic Music in Multicultural Performance

When four-time Grammy winner Carole King took the stage Jan. 24 in Los Angeles at the MusiCares Person of the Year ceremony in her honor, she was accompanied by Berklee College of Music student Ahmad El Haggar. They presented a new arrangement of Home Again, influenced by Middle Eastern melodies.  El Haggar, 25, a vocalist and oud player from Egypt, began studying at Berklee College of Music in Boston last year, the same year King received an honorary doctorate from the school for...

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