“Muslim World Music Day is an online effort to identify and catalog all the recordings of Muslim music in the world. It will be a step towards making this culturally significant body of work readily available to people around the globe for study and enjoyment.” Read More
Today is Muslim World Music Day!
I wanted to do more for this. Things have been busy here, but really I have no excuse. Anyways, try to participate in some way, at least by checking out their site linked above. Here are some great videos to get you started!
Debu – Sarayda (Palace Troubadour)
Debu is a group of mostly Americans living in Indonesia (more about them a couple posts down). In this video, they are singing in Turkish. For some of the lyrics and translation, open this video in youtube and see the comments section.
Abida Parveen – Jab se tu ne mujhe diwana
Abida Parveen lives in Pakistan, and is a legendary singer of Kafi and ghazal.
Kareem Salama – Makes Me Crazy
The latest video from American Muslim country singer Kareem Salama
Shaykh Hassan Dyck and Muhabbat Caravan
Sorry it’s not too clear; they will be in Prague again next month.
Hor Rejjan – Ya Resulallah
Rejjan is a young choir from Sarajevo.