Lotfi Bouchnak is a singer, ud player and composer, born in Tunisia to a family of Turkish origin. Bouchnak is a charismatic artist, admired by his exceptional expressive qualities in the Arab community. He performs regularly at the Cairo Opera. Originally from the popular district of Halfaouine in Tunis, Lotfi Bouchnak was a student of the great maestros Salah al Medhi and Ali Srit. He sings the malouf with exquisite refinement, Tunisianclassical music forged around the Otoman and Arab Andalusian traditions.