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The Musicians of the Nile, a soaring, intoxicating, hypnotic effort incorporating wailing vocal ululations, dramatic percussion and the alternate trills and drones of the rabbabah.

Originating from Upper-Egypt (Al-Sa'eed), for four generations the Mataqil have cultivated alliances with Gypsy families specialized in the art of singing.

Frequently imitated and sometimes plagiarized, The Musicians of the Nile - lauded by the likes of Sun Ra and Keith Jarrett - have, for the last two decades, carried their majestic ancestral dream across the globe… read more

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  • YES!!!!!! شاء اللهشاء اللهشاء اللهشاء اللهشاء اللهشاء اللهشاء الله!!!!!! YES!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • إن شاء الله‎‎
  • Killer.
  • nice music ^.^
  • They are not famous in Egypt although they make gr8 folk Music.
  • great! some true old desert city snake dust shit
  • this is real music - full of energy

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