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Escalay

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Brilliant album

Wonderfully atmospheric and beautifully haunting.

Biography

Born: 10 July 1929 in Toskha, Nubia, Egypt

Genre: World

Years Active: '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s

One of the first African musicians to gain widespread international recognition, Hamza El Din is a Nubian master of the oud, or the fretless lute. Western listeners are as likely as not to have been exposed to his work via the Grateful Dead, who played with him on-stage occasionally. (El Din also helped arrange the Dead's tour of Egypt.) He played an integral role in modernizing Nubian music, using his work to both evoke and tell stories of Nubian life. El Din was originally trained to be an engineer,...
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Escalay, Hamza El Din
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  • £1.99
  • Genres: World, Music, Rock, Arabic
  • Released: 1971

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