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A World in London 214 - Rizwan-Muazzam Qawwali Mon, 2017-03-13 11:58

Continuing the legacy of the late great Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan are his nephews that lead supergroup Rizwan-Muazzam Qawwali. The ensemble are set to swoop across Europe this month taking in London at The Barbican on Monday March 27th. Jaswinder Singh from Asian Arts Agency dropped into this A World in London to tell us more about the tour and the history of the Sufi-infused genre which fascinates audiences from East to West! Also on this show, some sensational new global music by wonder-women of the world, for #IWD2107! 


ARTIST                                  TRACK                                   COUNTRY

Joji Hirota                   Suisei                           Japan

Amine & Hamza        Brahim’s Dream        Tunisia

Amariszi                      Manzana Azul            Holland

Philippe Baden Powell         Chica               Brazil

Kongo Dia Ntotila     Oyanga                      DR Congo/UK

Mother Africa             Magumede                 South Africa

Les Amazones d’Afrique        Dombolo         West Africa

Om Amarani Jiwantiye Soha  Amitayus Buddha Mantra  India

Koki Nakano    Petite Piece Pour Un Inconnu    Japan

Rizwan-Muazzam Qawwali Ay Sarwey Naz Neney Mun  Pakistan

‘                                   ‘           Chishti Balam                        ‘           ‘

AWIL Goin’ Global Gigs Guide: Now till March 11th Mother Africa @ Peacock Theatre, Mar 12 De Fuego @ Green Note, Mar 12 Kongo Dia Ntotila @ Hootenanny, Mar 12 Shirley Smart Trio @ Kings Place, Mar 13 Robert Fonseca @ Barbican, Mar 17 Tell Tale Tusk @ Jamboree, Mar 17 OMAR & Courtney Pine @ Barbican, Mar 17 She’Koyokh @ Kings Place, Mar 19 Rebetiko Carnival @ Forge, Mar 23 Raka @ Magic Garden, Mar 24 Djanan Turan @ The Library, Mar 25 KuchKuchBollywoodNights @ The Alice, Mar 27 Rizwan-Muazzam Qawwali @ Barbican, Mar 29 Ahmed Dickinson Cardenas & Eduardo Martin @ St. Peter’s Church SW1 …more at

8/3/17  AWIL 214  #AWorldInLondon is podcast on #Itunes & #Mixcloud:

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