David "Dudu" Tassa is an Israeli rock musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer of Mizrahi Jewish descent. Besides having had a successful solo career in Israel, Tassa has been the leader of the internationally acclaimed band Dudu Tassa and the Kuwaitis which plays new renditions of old Iraqi and Kuwaiti songs written and composed by Tassa's late grandfather and great-uncle, Daoud and Salih Al-Kuwaity.
Iraqi composer and violinist, Salah El Kuweiti was born to Iraqi parents in Kuwait, and taken to Iraq when he was 17. He played violin, sang, composed, and achieved great musical fame in Iraq together with his brother, Daoud, who played the 'ud. Salah El Kuweiti performed “mainstream” and other Middle Eastern styles but reportedly preferred Iraqi style. He was very important to Baghdadi musical life – headed the Iraqi broadcasting channel ensemble and programmed its music for several years.