Friday, March 12, 2010

Mariem Hassan's 'the thorn' expands the Saharan 'blues' tradition

cd coverSaharaui singer Mariem Hassan releases her new CD this month, in collaboration with with the poet Lamin Allal and the guitarist, Lamgaifri Brahim. A highlight of the CD is the innovative title track “Shouka,” a cantata developed by using all scales and rhythms of the traditional vocal style, the haul.

A full review will be coming in RootsWorld soon.


More audio and Biography of the artist at cdRoots

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