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Taksir Sharqi folk band to play at Makan

Founded in 2017, Taksi Sharqi is deep-rooted in the Egyptian culture, playing traditional styles like Gnawa and Zar

Ahram Online , Sunday 3 Mar 2019
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Newly-founded Taksi Sharqi will perform some of their traditional repertoire at Makan Art Space in Cairo, Tuesday, 5 March.

Founded in 2017 by Wust El-Balad member Ahmed Omran, Walid Abdu (percussion) and Amin Shahin (arghol and kawala) the band is deep-rooted in Egyptian culture, playing traditional styles like Gnawa and Zar merged with modern tunes and arrangements.

They usually feature Zar iconic vocalists Madiha Om Sameh and Abdel-Rahman Balala, accordionist Wael El-Sayed, bass guitarist Wetty and saxophonist Amr Wegz.

Programme:                                      
Tuesday, 5 March, 8pm
Makan, 1 Saad Zaghloul Street, Downtown

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