Hamid El Kasri - Tourkoulila

Hamid El Kasri
Song Name: Tourkoulila
By: Hamid El Kasri ( حميد القصري )
Country: Morocco
Song Local Name: Not available
Album: Soirées gnawa neurasys remaster, vol. 11
Genre: gnawa music , gnaoua , North African , Moroccan folk music , Islamic spiritual , ritual , maâllem , maalem
Date Added: 15 Nov 2016

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Tourkoulila by Hamid El Kasri is part of folk music tradition in/by Morocco. Folk Music of Morocco is traditionally brother to some other region(s) in the world. If you want to listen to song(s) in the same genre or with the same root with Tourkoulila (or folk music of Morocco), other than checking Morocco you can also check music of Tunisia and Algeria. From the top menu, first choose the desired region and then find the link from the map or country list.

Hamid El Kasri, now based in Rabat, is one of the biggest stars on stage and is particularly renowned in Morocco for his great voice. He is originally from the northern town Ksar El Kbir (thus his nickname is Kasri, meaniung from Ksar). In his youth Maâllem Hamid was much associated with the gnawa scene in Tangier and masters such as Abdelwahab "Stitou". He began his apprenticeship at the age of seven. He has the gift of being able to fuse the music of the north with that of the south: gharbaoui from Rabat, marsaoui from Essaouira and soussi or Berber from the south of Morocco.

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