Naseer Shamma is a renowned Iraqi Oud player. He was born in 1963 in Kut, a village on the Tigris River.
At the age of 12 Nasser Shamma began studying the oud in Baghdad. In 1985, he performed his first concert and played his own compositions.
2 years later he received his diploma from the Baghdad Academy of Music, and became a teacher of oud in 1990 in the Academy.
In 1999, Naseer Shamma took the Direction of the Arab Centre for the Oud in Cairo.
Throughout his career, Naseer Shamma, released a number of albums, among them is cited 'The Baghdad Lute' in 1994, 'Ishraq' in 1996, 'The Moon fades' in 1999, 'Maqamat Ziryab' in 2003, 'Meditation in 2005, 'Art Alsawad' in 2006.