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Tag Archives: UK

Salim Sabri Qawwali

Salim Sabri, student of the highly acclaimed and world famous Haji Maqbool Ahmed Sabri (Sabri brothers) Pakistan, started his singing career at the age of 12. Coming from a musical/Sufi background, the art of Qawwali was inherited by Salim from his maternal uncle who is an established Qawwali singer in India, by the name of […]

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Los Amigos

Mariachi songs are sung throughout Mexico and beyond, and have become a key part of the country’s national identity  Immigrants, descendants of Mexicans living abroad, as well as Latin Americans, have made the modern mariachi a symbol of community identity. Learning by ear is the main means of transmission of traditional Mariachi, and the skill […]

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The Jadid Ensemble

The Jadid Ensemble is a UK-based instrumental group of five musicians brought together by guitarist and composer Glenn Sharp. All the group’s members have a passion for the music of other nations and cultures. Their individual training in flamenco, Indian or Arabic musics has given these musicians a wide range of influences on which to […]

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Basil Gabbidon was a founding father of British reggae legends, Steel Pulse.  After four successful albums and three Grammy nominations with the band, Basil left to form the Reggae Rock band ‘Bassdance’, producing and recording two albums ‘Loud’ and ‘Louder’.  Now Basil Gabbdion is back with a supergroup, the eponymously named GABBIDON – a reggae […]

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