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Yassir & the Moroccans

December 15, 2017
8:00 pm
Ashkenaz

Tickets are $15 / $13 Advance. Ashkenaz is always all ages! Yassir & the Moroccans bring a wide-ranging vision of North African concert and dance music. Born in Casablanca, Yassir Chadly has performed with his own bands and with a world of other artists on the Ashkenaz stage over the past three deacdes. One of the most revered world artists, Chadly has collaborated and recorded with a who's who of greats, including Pharoah Sanders, Philip Glass, Omar Sosa, Stephen Kent, Alonzo King's Lines Ballet Company, Steve Coleman, Taj Mahal, and flamenco musicians and dancers. He co-led the jazz-Moroccan Mo'Rockin Band with the late trumpeter Khalil Shaheed. A master of many Moroccan instruments, in this concert Chadly will use a few, likely the oud, gimbri, karkabas, and bendeer, as featured on his most recent recording, "Asheeq Zeen." In addition to music, Chadly is a Sufi storyteller, an imam of the Oakland mosque Masjid Al Iman, and an associate professor at the Graduate Theological Union. http://www.yassirchadly.com/yassirchadly/Welcome.html

Ashkenaz

1317 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA

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