Taarab artists and groups

Country : Kenya

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Artists or Bands

(1)  -  Mzee Yusuph(0)[video]  -  Zuhura Swaleh(0)[video]  -  

Various Artists

Tanzanian Taarab(1)  -  Zanzibara(5)  -  

News : Taarab artists and groups

All Stars Kikundi cha Taifa (National Taarab Orchestra) of Zanzibar was founded many years ago having a flexible set up but always featuring the finest of taarab musicians from the Islands. The group is presently under the artistic direction of two of Zanzibar’s taarab maestros Mr Iddi Suwedi of Culture Musical Club and Mr Mohamed … Continue reading Artist Profiles: National Taarab →
Source : worldmusiccentral.org | 2017-10-08 12:49:26.0
Established in Dar es Salaam during December 2006, Jahazi Modern Taarab group is currently the leading taarab group in Tanzania with more fans than any other. Their success story can be attributed to Mzee Yusuf the manager and owner who is also one of the pioneer musicians of the modern taarab style. Mzee teams up … Continue reading Artist Profiles: Jahazi Modern Taarab →
Source : worldmusiccentral.org | 2017-06-23 23:58:47.0
Culture Musical Club is not only the largest but also one of the most prolific and successful orchestras of Zanzibar and they present taarab music Swahili style at its best. In addition to countless performances in Stonetown villages of Zanzibar and on the Tanzania mainland, this ensemble has toured internationally with outstanding success and has … Continue reading Artist Profiles: Culture Musical Club →
Source : worldmusiccentral.org | 2017-05-27 13:16:53.0
  Bi Kidude was an institution in Zanzibar, and East Africa’s greatest musical legend. The diva of Zanzibar taarab, she also played other musical styles including more ngoma-based unyago and msondo. Her real name has been described as Fatma Baraka Khamis or Bi Fatuma Binti Baraka. She grew up in a family of seven in … Continue reading Artist Profiles: Bi Kidude →
Source : worldmusiccentral.org | 2016-12-24 01:30:17.0

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