Bassem Rashidi means Smiling Guide.


Bassem Rashidi is a singer-songwriter, composer, and producer of Syrian origin. Gifted with a strong cultural affiliation to music and privileged with a musical background, Bassem knows and believes that music is a universal language and it can be used to build bridges between people of different beliefs, backgrounds, and cultures. Bassem is able to fluently sing in English, Arabic, and some Urdu. Bassem learned to play several musical instruments including the piano, dumbeg, daf, and tabla, at a young age and then picked up the Nay, Native American Indian flute, and Irish flute as he grew his musical career.


In 1999 Bassem founded NOOR Nasheed Band. Bassem co-produced two albums with Noor, "All for You" in 2006 and "A New Day Begins" in 2010.


Bassem believes that you are what you listen to. Check out his new and highly anticipated album "My Heaven"