Sattar Al-Saadi was born 1967 in Baghdad. He graduated from the University of Baghdad, Faculty of Fine Arts, Department of Performing Arts in 1993. He is considered one of the best rhythm musician in Europe and is the first Arabic musician to teach at the Academy of music in Amsterdam – ( Conservatorium van Amsterdam )– (2000). He has won numerous awards named the “best musician” at the Trojan Horse Festival in The Hague. He has participated with Iraqi, Dutch, German and Norwegian symphony orchestras and performed in numerous festivals throughout Europe.