Album Review

Aza – "Tamghra Wushen" – [Aza Music]

aarbor   12/2/2020   CD, International

Tamghra Wushen means “Wedding of the Wolf” in the Berber language – it describes simultaneous sun and rain. A rainbow or Taslit Ounzar follows. This recording (from 2007, made in Sta Cruz) is Tamazight (North African – think Morocco) traditional music and Western style. Guitars, banjo, a Western drum kit and saxophones are what you see in Youtube videos  of their performances. Their recordings include more North African/Middle Eastern instruments (oud, ribab, bendir…) as well as African drums and percussion. These songs sit easily in Western ears .

you heard it 24 times on kfjc! most recently:
  • today, Lucky Jae played Sgma Tidit (When You Leave)
  • 4 days ago, Ann Arbor played Tissumga (Slavery)
  • 10 days ago, Avakhov played Tissumga (Slavery)
  • 11 days ago, Ann Arbor played Tawargit (Dream)
  • 17 days ago, Naysayer played Sgma Tidit (When You Leave)
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