Various Artists: Ouled Bambara: Portraits of Gnawa (DC403)

Various Artists

Ouled Bambara: Portraits of Gnawa


Drag City/Twos & Fews
Catalog #
DC403 /T&F#002
DVD & CD $19.00
MP3 Download $9.99
FLAC Download $10.99

All Tracks

  1. Abdelkbir Marchane & Ahmed Baqbou "Jilala" 2:17

  2. Brahim Belkani "Turku Lila" 8:24

  3. Hassan Zougari "Ouled Bambara (Part 1)" 7:57

  4. Brahim Belkani "Sheshiyat Bambara" 6:47

  5. Abdelkbir Marchane & Ahmed Baqbou "Sandiya" 4:27

  6. Brahim Belkani "Chalaba Titara" 6:51

  7. Mohamed Hamada "Bukamly Wana" 2:49

  8. Abdelkbir Marchane & Ahmed Baqbou "Chalaba Titara" 7:40

  9. Brahim Belkani "Sandiya" 8:52

About this product

CD: 56 minutes / DVD: 35 minutes

Some consider the Gnawa to be an underclass in Moroccan society, but they nonetheless play a vital role in its spiritual life. Recorded and filmed in Marrakech in 2005, Ouled Bambara: Portraits of Gnawa is an exploration of that role through profiles of some of its most talented musical actors.

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