The Haleem Music Ensemble was established by Jordanian music composer Haleem Al Khatib. He holds a Master’s degree in Arabic Music, and specializes in qanun. Haleem Al Khatib began playing and studying oud at the age of seven and then he studied qanun. He embarked studying eastern rhythms and maqams through books and references and went deeply into analyzing the eastern musical theories in addition of learning the eastern musical history, its historical depth and stages of development. He performed with his ensemble in a number of big events and festivals around the world.