Youssef Dhafer at Moers Festival 2006
own photo 06-02-2006
photo: nomo/michael hoefner
Dhafer Youssef bin bin Tahar Maarref (born November 19, 1967 in Téboulba) is a Tunisian composer, singer and oud player.
At a very young age, he acquired certain notoriety, locally. His music is fueled by Sufi traditions, Arab lyricism, multicultural influences and instrumentation taken from the jazz and improvisation.
Official site: Dhaferyoussef.com
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29 April 2015. With host Tommy Pearson and a small audience, an important 75 minutes was to unfold. It is disheartening to note that this, a typical but always insightful interview with Tommy Pearson, would be the last interview our late maestro would give before his sudden passing on June 22, 2015. With this in mind, the angelic manners of James Horner's conveyance of thought are ever more heartbreaking as he describes some of his career highlights and passions to Tommy and the audience. His wonderfully unique way thinking and speaking those thoughts will be as sorely missed as the mystical
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Thanks to Colosseum Music Entertainment we offer you a track by track review of James Horner's latest score album. Many facts regarding the film's plot are revealed throughout this review. More than ten years after Enemy At The Gates, James Horner and Jean-Jacques Annaud meet again on Black Gold. This new collaboration brings us this time in the heart of an Arabian desert, far from Russia's cold winters. 1. Main Title — A Desert Truce (6:34) A voice rises, ending a long silence endured since The Karate Kid. This chant is performed by Qatar pop star Fahad Al-Kubaisi and it leads us straight