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SONG OF THE DAY Ahmed Malek – Tape 19​.​11

Ahmed Malek was an Algerian pianist/flutist, conductor and composer who made music for television and the big screen. Born in 1931, he spent many years creating sounds for TV shows, documentaries and (largely) for cinema film scores.  Not only did … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Rogér Fakhr – Gone Away

I’d never dismiss any music suggesting its not ‘my thing’ as my taste has expanded over these past few years into realms I’d not expect, but this is quite ‘smooth’ for me! Not for the first time the sound of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Bob Destiny – Wang Dang

Bob Destiny (born Ralph Philip Brown in1933 in San Juan Puerto Rico) was a songwriter, singer and musician.  A child star, at the age of six he was tap dancing in a group called “The Five Chocolate Drops” and rose to fame for his participation … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Sherabil Ahmed – Argos Farfish

Known as the “King of  Sudanese Jazz“ for his pioneering and unique style of surf-rock, rock’n’roll and funk sounds, Sharhabil Ahmed (sometimes also known as Sharhabeel Ahmed) is a trailblazing artist that helped to modernise and popularise Sudanese music. Born … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Sharhabil Ahmed – El Bambi

When a song dances and sparkles into your ears and starts in such a joyous way, you can’t help but feel instantly elated! I mean, who wouldn’t welcome such a feeling? So, if you like the sound of an immediate … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Saif Abu Bakr & The Scorpions – Nile Waves

On the 9th of next month, Berlin label Habibi Funk are to release Jazz, Jazz, Jazz, an album originally recorded by Sudanese artist Saif Abu Bakr and his band, The Scorpions in Kuwait in 1980.  Original copies of this record have sold for 1000$ … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Kamal Keila – Shmasha

From “the James Brown meets Fela Kuti of Sudan.” Habibi Funk has launched a new series showcasing little-known music from Sudan’s jazz scene, starting with the first ever release of Kamal Keila’s album Muslims and Christians which was released earlier this … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Kamal Keila – Taban Ahwak

The story of the label that has reissued today’s glorious song goes back to 2012 when Berlin DJ, record collector and Jakarta Records label owner, Jannis Stürtz was touring round Morocco in search of old vinyl records. (See more from this label on … Continue reading

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