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Aziz Sahmaoui Session

Lopa Kothari presents sounds from around the world and a session by Aziz Sahmaoui and the University of Gnawa from Morocco.

Lopa Kothari with sounds from around the world and a session by Aziz Sahmaoui and the University of Gnawa from Morocco. Producer James Parkin.

Aziz Sahmaoui is a musical institution in his native Morocco. He grew up in Marrakesh where he absorbed the traditional music and emerging sounds such as Nass el Ghiwane, amaziria music, chaabi and especially the healing music of his Gnawa masters.
In the 90s in Paris he was one of the founders of the Orchestre National de Barbès, with whom he toured the world and sold over 100,000 albums.
Aziz recorded his first solo album in 2011 which was produced by Martin Meissonier (Fela, Khaled, Papa Wemba.

2 hours

Music Played

  • BBC Studio Session

    • Aziz Sahmaoui & the University of Gnawa

      Salabati

      Performers: Aziz Sahmaoui (gimbri) Alune Wade (bass) Cheikh Diallo (kora, keyboard) HervÈ Samb (guitar) Adhil Mirghani (percussions)

      • 6th December 2011.
      • Maida Vale.
  • Hotel Palindrome

    Jodulator 3000

    • Jodulator.
    • Pocket Sized Sun Records.
    • 9th Sun.
  • Zdob și Zdub

    Trece vremea Omului

    • Basta Mafia.
    • Asphalt Tango.
    • CD-ATR 3112.
  • La Mal Coiffée

    Segas

    • Ou! Los Omes.
    • Solidaire SirventËs/L'Autre Distribution.
    • 21166O13.
  • SMOD

    Dakan

    • Bleu Blanc World.
    • Because Music.
    • www.because.tv.
  • Dan Amor - Yr Anhaeddiannol

  • BBC Studio Session

    • Aziz Sahmaoui & the University of Gnawa

      Ana Hayou

      Performers: Aziz Sahmaoui (gimbri) Alune Wade (bass) Cheikh Diallo (kora, keyboard) HervÈ Samb (guitar) Adhil Mirghani (percussions)

      • 6th December 2011.
      • Maida Vale.
    • Aziz Sahmaoui & the University of Gnawa

      Maktoube

      Performers: Aziz Sahmaoui (gimbri) Alune Wade (bass) Cheikh Diallo (kora, keyboard) HervÈ Samb (guitar) Adhil Mirghani (percussions)

      • 6th December 2011.
      • Maida Vale.
  • Che Sudaka

    10

    • 10.
    • Cavernicola Records.
    • CAVREC001.
  • Brazuka Fina

    Samba Ti Samba Eu

    • Brazilian Beat.
    • Putumayo World Music.
    • PUT 315-2.
  • Carlos Orozco

    A la Suegra

    • World Routes On The Road.
    • Nascente.
    • NASCE001.
  • The Long Notes

    Come By The Hills

    • In The Shadow of Stromboli.
    • Hobgoblin Records.
    • HOBCD 1014.
  • Akli D.

    Arggu

    • Paris Hollywood.
    • Rue Bleue.
    • BLC11012.
  • Valkyrien Allstars

    Det er Ingen Hverdag Mer

    • Ingen hverdag.
    • Helio / Grappa.
    • HCD7270.
  • BBC Studio Session

    • Aziz Sahmaoui & the University of Gnawa

      Zawya

      Performers: Aziz Sahmaoui (gimbri) Alune Wade (bass) Cheikh Diallo (kora, keyboard) HervÈ Samb (guitar) Adhil Mirghani (percussions)

      • 6th December 2011.
      • Maida Vale.
    • Aziz Sahmaoui & the University of Gnawa

      Mimouna

      Performers: Aziz Sahmaoui (gimbri) Alune Wade (bass) Cheikh Diallo (kora, keyboard) HervÈ Samb (guitar) Adhil Mirghani (percussions)

      • 6th December 2011.
      • Maida Vale.
  • Karantamba

    Dimba Nyima

    • Ndigal.
    • Teranga Beat.
    • PTBCD 015.
  • Benny Moré

    Mangolele

    • The Essence of Cuban Muusic.
    • Tumbao Cuban Classics.
    • CTC 101.
  • Samba Chula De São Braz

    Roca Bai e Lobisomem

    • Bahia Export.
    • Bahia Governo.
    • Promo.
  • Mario Moita

    Fado Crioulo

    • Fado Navegante.
    • ARC Music.
    • EUCD 2362.
  • Pilgrims’ Way

    Light Dragoon

    • Shining all around EP.
    • Fellside Recordings.
    • Promo.
  • Michael Jerome Browne

    Graveyard Blues

    • The Road is Dark.
    • Borealis Records.
    • BCD209.
  • Oum Kaltsoum

    Terai Ghiri

    • Oum Kaltsoum (1926): vol1.
    • Club Du Disque Arabe.
    • AAA 005.
  • Ilham al-Madfai

    Baghdad

    • World Routes On The Road.
    • Nascente.
    • NASCE001.

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