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TCC Radio: Before War, a Punk Drummer Preserved Syrian Chants

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Syrian monks

Before the war broke out in Syria, punk drummer Jason Hamacher read a book about the world’s oldest Christian music, and then travelled to Syria and recorded ancient Sufi and Christian chants. Listen to his story and some of the music he recorded that dates back to the early Church on NPR’s Fresh Air here:

Jason at work