A song in tribute to the city M’hamid El Ghizlane and its Festival of Music Taragalte desert and the World, including Oum was the godmother of the fourth edition.
This video relates all the highlights of this trip in the Moroccan desert. Shared with the people of hamid times, but also with artists from Mali (Tartit), Mauritania (Noura Mint Seymali), France (Nico Wayne Toussaint).
The 2012 edition of Taragalte Festival theme was Women of the desert.(youtube)
what great pictures and music , great like
Tinariwen (plural of ténéré “desert”) is a band of Tuareg-Berber musicians from the Sahara Desert region of northern Mali.
Imidiwan Ahi Sigdim
My next little piece called “Deser Rain”, is a very relaxed – more chilled track. Hope you’ll like it.
Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu, born in 1970, is an Indigenous Australian musician. He never visited any school, just speaks some words english and learned making music as an autodidact. Respect to him and his culture! Listen to his nice song “I Was Born Blind”, which is reality: Gorrumul is blind. So, so much respect to him and his culture, peace for them!
Thione Seck, born in 1955, is a great senegalese musician performing mbalax. Here’s his nice song “Mathiou”:
Borte is a group of five musicians Mongolia creating a new kind of music, a mix of mongolian vocal art and western jazz. Here’s their song “Бөртэ – Говь”:
Orchestra Baobab is a afro-cuban, son, wolof and pacahanga band from Dakar, Senegal. Here’s their song “Ndeleng Ndeleng“:
Land Art. Aerial photography of cereal fields in the Monegros desert. Autonomous community of Aragon. Spain
Desert Blues is a traditional music project from Mali with Habib Koité, Afel Bocoum and the Tuareg-Women-Ensemble Tartit from Timbuktu. Here’s an Arte compilation:
Omara “Bombino” Moctar comes from the Tuareg people, an ancient group spread across the Saharan desert. Bombino’s singing is excellent but his music centers around his electric guitar.