Nabyla Maan (Arabic : نبيلة معان ) is a young Moroccan singer-songwriter, born on December 6, 1987 in Fes, Morocco.
Nabyla recorded her first album in 2005 “D’nya”, in which she sings in Moroccan Arabic, Classical Arabic and French, including two reprises of Nass El Ghiwane’s famous songs “Allah Ya Molana” and “Essiniya”. Her album was sold to hundreds of thousand copies and allowed her to be showcased in concerts in Morocco and Europe. At age 19, she was the youngest Arab and African artist to perform at the Olympia music hall in Paris. (wiki )
Here ist the title song of her first album ” D´nya “
Manjul is the pseudonym of Julien Souletie, an artist and Dub musician , born in 1976 in the eighteenth arrondissement of Paris. After many years in the islands of Mayotte and Reunion he lives since 13 years in Mali.
Here is his song “Mabeya”
This is a song from Amadou & Mariam, musical duo from Mali, formed in 1974. Amadou lost his vision at the age of 16 while Mariam became blind at age 5 as a consequence of untreated measles[wiki]. Here’s their nice song “je pense a toi ” ( I think of you ! really a nice love song )
Fulanito is a Merenhouse group from the Dominican Republic. They have received acclaim from being one of the first groups to combine Merengue and House music, selling around 2 million albums around the world.
Here is their song “Guayando”
Eduardo Falú (July 7, 1923 – August 9, 2013) was a well-known Argentine folk music guitarist and composer. His parents, Fada and Juan Falú, were Syrian immigrants. He died on August 9, 2013, at his home in the city of Córdoba; he was 90. (wiki)
Here is his song “Zamba de la Candelaria “
David Spaleniak , an Indi musician from Lodz/ Poland
here is his song “My name is wind “
Sum 41 is a 1996 formed canadian rock band from Ontario. Listen to their great song “Thanks for Nothing”:
The Able Tasmans were an indie band from Auckland, New Zealand, active from 1984 til 1996.
Here is their song ” Hold me “
Aradhna is a band that fuses traditional Indian devotional music (bhajans) with Christ-centered themes, composed primarily in the Hindi language, in addition to Bihari, Bhojpuri and Braj Basha languages.The band members include Chris Hale (lead vocals, sitar), Peter Hicks (acoustic guitar, sitar) and Travis McAfee (bass). Tabla Player Jim Fiest regularly plays with the band. (wiki)
Here is their songt “Mukteshwar”
Fismoll is an alternative pop band from Poland. Listen to their great song “Let’s Play Birds”:
Thanks MrMozart for this suggestion!