23 Mar 2015, Maida Vale Studios

BBC Music Introducing Nazim Ziryab

Nazim Ziryab
Nazim Ziryab

Nazim Ziryab in session for World on 3

World on 3 joined forces with BBC Introducing in January 2015, with the aim of uncovering new talent in world, roots and folk music. Tracks from unsigned artists are now regularly featured in the programme, and this is their first BBC Introducing session.

Singer and guitarist Nazim Ziryab got his tracks on the BBC Introducing Uploader in January - he had performed in Mali and Morocco as well as his native Algeria before moving to the UK as a student three years ago. Nazim and his band were invited to record this session at the BBC's Maida Vale studios in March. Nazim describes his music as "traditional Berber music fused with Afro-Blues, reggae, Jazz and raw psychedelic sounds that will transport you into the heart of the Sahara.