Elections in Egypt; Gnawa North African Music

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

This week, we’ll have a conversation with Egyptian journalist and blogger Hossam El Hamalawy about this month’s upcoming parliamentary and presidential elections in Egypt.

Later in the program, we’ll bring you the second part of a conversation with ethnomusicologist Dr Tim Abdellah Fuson on the genealogy of Gnawa music OF Northwestern Africa. Tim Abdallah Fuson regularly performs with the North African Fusion Groove band The Dunes and with fellow North African musician Yassir Chadly as well. He will be leading Gnawa Music and Movement classes every Tuesday Night in November and December at the Zambaleta school in San Francisco.

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