Davod Azad's Official Website - داود آزاد
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Davod Azad's Official Website - داود آزاد
Davod Azad is a renowned Persian singer of Azeri descent and a prominent master of Persian classical music. He is an accomplished multi-instrumentalist and vocalist, and one of the most respected modern artists of the Persian Sufi music. "The Divan of Rumi & Bach", Davood Azad's outstanding album dedicated to Rumi, is a fusion of Persian Traditional music and Rumi's poetry with Johann Sebastian Bach's famous melodies.Davod Azad has participated in numerous music festival around the world, including the 35th Istanbul International Music Festival, the Rumi's Night in Montreal, Canada, and Int'l Day of Rumi Celebrations in London. To listen to Davod Azad's complete Rumi & Bach album, please visit Davod Azad- Rumi & Bach Album
"Gabriel Julio Fernández Capello "Vicentico" es un músico y compositor Argentino. Vicentico es cofundador y ex-vocalista de la banda Los Fabulosos Cadillacs junto con Flavio Cianciarulo. Perteneció a esta agrupación desde su creación en 1984 hasta el año 2001, donde comenzó su carrera como solista. En Vicentico, su primer disco solista, Vicentico se manifiesta con una serie interminable de ritmos, que van desde lo “fabuloso”, pasando por la Bossa Nova, Vallenato, Flamenco, y las Baladas. Los tambores muy presentes en casi todo el disco, le dan a la voz de Vicentico una identidad única.."
"Abdullah Hamzah aka "Celt Islam" is an English convert to Islam and a member of the northern British alternative dub/breaks outfit "Nine Invisibles " and " Analogue Fakir " . Celt-Islam uses a fusion of music from Dub/Electro/Drum and Bass and collaborates it with Islamic/world grooves to create a Dub driven dance crossover.Celt Islam creates music in quite a diverse range of styles and genres. He produces Sufi inspired Global Grooves to create a sometimes Meditative Dub that transfixes everybody who comes across it, to Electro-Dub driven Drum and Bass to satisfy the dance world. When it comes to drum and bass Celt Islam is the only Muslim artist worth mentioning. Having consistently released quality material he is never afraid to venture into new areas. Heavily influenced by the sounds of Sufi mysticism and traditional Arabic and Asian music, Celt Islam (the name being derived from his racial and religious background) is in a world of his own.."
Miche Buble' is a multi-Grammy winning Canadian artist whose singing style strikes amazing resemblance to the great American singer, Frank Sinatra. If you like Sinatra, you will definitely be mesmerized by Michael Buble's smooth and Jazzy voice. To read more about the Sinatra of our generation, please read the following article: Frank Sinatra and Michale Buble'- a comparison.
"This Kulsan project presents an encounter between Oriental intense mysticism and the stark reality of Andalusia. The historical associations and mutual influence between Southern-Spanish flamenco and the mystical Eastern Sufi’s are distinctly present in both cultures and make the encounter an unforgettable experience. From Sufi to Flamenco entails music from monasteries and palaces juxtaposed with the expression of the people.
"Late Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan's nephews, Rizwan and Muazzam, sons of late Mubarak Ali Khan, have been performing together as 'Rizwan-Muazzam Qawwali Group' since the 1990s. 'Rizwan-Muazzam Qawwali Group' have successfully continued their uncle's pioneering efforts to transcend cultural, language and religious barriers, and to bring to the world the devotional Qawwali vocal music of the Sufi mystics of Islam. The lead vocalist Rizwan commented the following in regards to being compared to their incomparable uncle, late Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan: " We know that no one can emulate Nusrat, we just want to carry on where he left off and, God willing, we can take the craft forward. Qawwali is a precious thing that has stood the test of time, the songs connect to the human spirit and freshen the human soul. Our main message is love and the aim of Qawwali is to spread peace and understanding. ."Performers of Qawwali believe that they have a religious mission: to evoke the name of God in a quest for total transcendence. They use music as a vehicle to enlightenment or to achieve inner knowledge — via rhythmic hand clapping, percussion, harmonium and a vast repertoire of sung poetry. By repeatedly chanting salient phrases, they transport audiences to a spiritual nirvana or trance-like state.."