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[Music] Female Musician Makes Waves in Male-Dominated Afghanistan

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Global Citizen has launched a campaign called Chime For Change, and one of the first projects they promote is Fazila Zamir, a rebab player making waves in what was normally thought to be a man’s world.

Read more here on Fazila, courtesy of Global Citizen.  For a sample of her work, check out the video here.

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[Music Podcast] Mundofonías 2017 #66 | Samarcanda, Jerez, La Habana

I implore you, my friends…

Make time to catch the best World Music podcast in the world. Mundofonías‘ Juan Antonio Vázquez & Araceli Tzigane have spent years introducing an international audience to world music with their themed podcasts, and this one is no exception.

To hear this week’s episode, click here or on the image. The track list is as follows:

Zulya – Kubalagem – Aloukie
Zulya and The Children of the Underground – We twelve girls – 3 nights
Ulzhan Baibussynova – Talim – Music of Central Asia, vol.4: Bardic divas, women’s voices in Central Asia [VA]
La Banda Morisca – En toíto yo te encuentro – Algarabya
Manuel Parrilla – Bulerías “Abuelo Parrilla” – Pa mi gente
Burruezo – La mora d’Aragó – Dervishes & troubadours
Mujeres con Raíz – Sale el sol por la mañana – Las edades de la vida
Tündra – Baile de procesión – Bastardüs
Al Valdés y su Conjunto – Guajira – Cuba! Cuba! [VA]
Ignacio Carrillo – Pico y pala – Cuban playground [VA]
Rubén González Jr. – Pianísmo – Best of Cuba [VA]
Rubén González – Descarga Rubén y Cachaíto – Introducing… Rubén González [ed. 2017]
(Ska Cubano – Loca rumba – Cuban playground [VA])

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[Music] Sahar Sahra – Godar

It’s not often that I run into some charming music out of Afghanistan. Sahar Sahra is one of the country’s biggest stars currently.