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Faiz Ali Faiz

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Pakistan (1978 – present)

Faiz Ali Faiz (born 1962 in Sharaqpur, Pakistan) is one of the main singers of , a devotional musical expression of the Sufis, a mystical offshoot of Islam.

Faiz Ali Faiz comes from a family of qawwals from seven generations in Pakistan. He started his professional career in 1978, at age 16, creating at the same time his own qawwali ensemble. Though Faiz is from Lahore, he practices the doaba style from eastern Pakistan. He stated in recent interviews he has been influenced by Sham-Chaurasi, a famous Khayal singing school where Ustad Salamat Ali Khan belongs to. Faiz’s voice is well known by its large range and a specially rich tone which reminds Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, the legendary Qawwali singer who has been his revered inspiration and whose compositions he enjoys singing.

In spite of its youth for a qawwal, Faiz Ali meets a success growing near its listeners.

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  • gradpa

    brak mi słów, to nie jest muzyka, to jest coś więcej...

    5 Aug 2011 Reply
  • zoben

    See you in Poznan 19.06 @ Ethno Port Festival!!

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