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Lopa Kothari - Simo Lagnawi in Session

Lopa Kothari presents new music from around the world and a live studio session from Moroccan gnawa player Simo Lagnawi.

Lopa Kothari presents new tracks from across the globe, and Moroccan Gnawa master Simo Lagnawi plays a live session.

With his band including Samir Nacer, Said Boussaod, Abdelmajid Shili and Griselda Sanderson, singer and guembri player Simo Lagnawi brings the mystical music of the Gnawa to the World on 3 studio. The Gnawa music of Morocco is seen as powerful music for healing, a hypnotic music intended to induce deep trances and a spiritual high. After becoming a Gnawa master in Morocco, Simo moved to London, and has released two albums here. He has been nominated for Best Newcomer as well as Best Artist in the 2014 Songlines Awards.

Programme iPlayer picture by Hassan Hajjaj.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Chassol

    Two Lines

    • Indiamore.
    • Tricatel.
    • 1.
  • Paolo Conte

    Glamour

    • Snob.
    • Platinum Srl.
    • 12.
  • Da Lata

    NYJ (feat..Diabel Cissokho)

    • Refab.
    • Agogo Records.
    • 7.
  • Da Lata

    Unknown (feat..Mayra Andrade)

    • Refab.
    • Agogo Records.
    • 5.
  • Jean Emilien

    Toliara

    • Feedback Madagaskar.
    • ARC Music.
  • The Fiddletree

    Howie Paul’s

    • The Unfathomable Menagerie.
    • www.fiddletree.com.
  • Fofoulah

    Make Good (feat. Batch Gueye)

    • Fofoulah.
    • Glitterbeat.
    • 3.
  • Katriona Gilmore

    Trojan Tree

    • Songs for the Voiceless.
    • Haystack Records.
    • 2.
  • Hillstomp

    Henry O My Henry

    • Strange and Dangerous Times – New American Roots Real Music for the 21st Century.
    • Trikont.
    • 12.
  • Simo Lagnawi

    Bambara Soy

  • Simo Lagnawi

    Tagna

  • Simo Lagnawi

    Dounia

  • Simo Lagnawi

    Ham Sidi

  • Malouma

    Knou

    • Knou.
    • Turn Again Music.
    • 9.
  • Martir Luali / El Uali

    Ejercito de Liberacion

    • Polisario Vencara – Sahrauis.
  • Martir Luali / El Uali

    Lucha de Masas

    • Polisario Vencara – Sahrauis.
    • 3.
  • Namvula

    Na Ndayaya (Parts 1 and 2)

    • Shiwezwa.
    • Namvula.
    • 7/8.
  • Rossy

    Madagaskara

    • Feedback Madagascar.
    • ARC Music.
    • 1.
  • Shazalakazoo

    Baklava Lover

    • The Global Beats Party vol.1.
    • Ayia Napa / ZYX Music.
    • 2.
  • Ali Farka Touré

    Diaraby

    • Talking Timbuktu.
    • World Circuit.
    • 10.
  • Victor Paul & Claudine Langille

    Sow ‘em on the Mountain

    • You are my Flower.
    • CDBaby.
    • 2.

Broadcast

  • Fri 7 Nov 2014 23:00

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