Dhafer Youssef
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1967-11-19
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Dhafer Youssef (Arabic: ظافر يوسف‎; born 19 November 1967 in Teboulba, Tunisia) is a composer, singer and oud player. He developed an interest in jazz at an early age and clandestinely listened to it during his education at a Qur'anic ...

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Biography

Dhafer Youssef (Arabic: ظافر يوسف‎; born 19 November 1967 in Teboulba, Tunisia) is a composer, singer and oud player. He developed an interest in jazz at an early age and clandestinely listened to it during his education at a Qur'anic school. He later left Tunisia to start a jazz career and has lived in Europe since 1990, usually in Paris or Vienna. He also works in avant garde and world music where he has been nominated for awards. He has released six albums of his own and also did notable work with Sardinian trumpeter Paolo Fresu and the Norwegian guitarist Eivind Aarset. He indicates an affinity for the music of India and Nordic music. He was a guest artist on the Norwegian jazz artist Bugge Wesseltoft's album FiLM iNG. Youssef has also performed with Uri Caine, Tigran Hamasyan, Jon Hassell, Markus Stockhausen, Nguyên Lê, Omar Sosa and Hüsnü Şenlendirici. In 2001 he recorded Electric Sufi with the ex-Sugar Hill Gang and Tackhead rhythm section of Will Calhoun and Doug Wimbish.

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Un Soupir Eternel (To A Norwegian Girl, Karen Steen Aarset 1931 - 2004)
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Un Soupir Eternel (To A Norwegian Girl, Karen Steen Aarset 1931 - 2004) Un Soupir Eternel (To A Norwegian Girl, Karen Steen Aarset 1931 - 2004) Un Soupir Eternel (To A Norwegian Girl, Karen Steen Aarset 1931 - 2004) Un Soupir Eternel (To A Norwegian Girl, Karen Steen Aarset 1931 - 2004)
Husnu Senlendirici, Dhafer Youssef, Dhafer Youssef, Phil Donkin, Chander Sardjoe, Eivind Aarset, Aytaç Doğan, Kristjan Randalu & Nils Petter Molvær
Khira - "Indicium Divinum" (Elegy For My Mother)
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Khira - "Indicium Divinum" (Elegy For My Mother) Khira - "Indicium Divinum" (Elegy For My Mother) Khira - "Indicium Divinum" (Elegy For My Mother) Khira - "Indicium Divinum" (Elegy For My Mother)

Khira - "Indicium Divinum" (Elegy For My Mother)

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Husnu Senlendirici, Dhafer Youssef, Dhafer Youssef, Phil Donkin, Chander Sardjoe, Eivind Aarset, Aytaç Doğan, Kristjan Randalu & Nils Petter Molvær
Husnu Senlendirici, Dhafer Youssef, Dhafer Youssef, Phil Donkin, Chander Sardjoe, Eivind Aarset, Aytaç Doğan, Kristjan Randalu & Nils Petter Molvær
Birds Canticum - "Birds Requiem" Suite
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Birds Canticum - "Birds Requiem" Suite Birds Canticum - "Birds Requiem" Suite Birds Canticum - "Birds Requiem" Suite Birds Canticum - "Birds Requiem" Suite

Birds Canticum - "Birds Requiem" Suite

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Husnu Senlendirici, Dhafer Youssef, Dhafer Youssef, Phil Donkin, Chander Sardjoe, Eivind Aarset, Aytaç Doğan, Kristjan Randalu & Nils Petter Molvær
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Improvisation
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Improvisation Improvisation Improvisation Improvisation
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Miel et Cendres
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Miel et Cendres Miel et Cendres Miel et Cendres Miel et Cendres
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Profane 'The Wine Ode Suite' (feat. Tigran Hamasyan on piano)
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Profane 'The Wine Ode Suite' (feat. Tigran Hamasyan on piano) Profane 'The Wine Ode Suite' (feat. Tigran Hamasyan on piano) Profane 'The Wine Ode Suite' (feat. Tigran Hamasyan on piano) Profane 'The Wine Ode Suite' (feat. Tigran Hamasyan on piano)
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Hayastan Dance
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Hayastan Dance Hayastan Dance Hayastan Dance Hayastan Dance
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Ya Hobb "In the name of love"
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Ya Hobb "In the name of love" Ya Hobb "In the name of love" Ya Hobb "In the name of love" Ya Hobb "In the name of love"
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Biography

Dhafer Youssef (Arabic: ظافر يوسف‎; born 19 November 1967 in Teboulba, Tunisia) is a composer, singer and oud player. He developed an interest in jazz at an early age and clandestinely listened to it during his education at a Qur'anic school. He later left Tunisia to start a jazz career and has lived in Europe since 1990, usually in Paris or Vienna. He also works in avant garde and world music where he has been nominated for awards. He has released six albums of his own and also did notable work with Sardinian trumpeter Paolo Fresu and the Norwegian guitarist Eivind Aarset. He indicates an affinity for the music of India and Nordic music. He was a guest artist on the Norwegian jazz artist Bugge Wesseltoft's album FiLM iNG. Youssef has also performed with Uri Caine, Tigran Hamasyan, Jon Hassell, Markus Stockhausen, Nguyên Lê, Omar Sosa and Hüsnü Şenlendirici. In 2001 he recorded Electric Sufi with the ex-Sugar Hill Gang and Tackhead rhythm section of Will Calhoun and Doug Wimbish.

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