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  • DCMA Young Stars

    Artists are from the DCMA student body and are all under the age of 25.The DCMA Young Stars was established to perform at Alliance Francaise?s world music festival at Dar es Salaam. The band features a diversity of styles and instruments and performs unique combinations of taarab, dance, African read more
  • Dhow Crossing

    The "Dhow Crossing" CD is a result of a three-year collaboration between students and teachers of Dhow Countries Music Academy (DCMA Zanzibar) and Agder University College (Norway). The musical crossover project was part of a NORAD funded programme. Recordings and concerts evolved through exchange visits between both institutions and countries. read more
  • Fatma Zidan

    Fatma Zidan is an Egyptian based in Denmark. She is a singer and songwriter who began as a classically-trained harpist aged only 8, then later switched focus to vocals. Fatma worked with the Cairo Opera while attending Music University, where she immersed herself deeply in the roots of Arabic traditional music.  read more
  • Ison Mistari aka Zenji Boy

    Ison Mistari, aka Zenji Boy is a new light in Zanzibar’s hiphop scene. His song-writing is critical and conscious, with powerful lyrics and messages that deeply resonate with his Swahili-speaking audience. Ison Mistari’s live performances are highly energetic and his lyrical skills widely feared. He has earned respect and appreciation read more
  • Jahazi Modern Taarab

    Established in Dar es Salaam during December 2006, Jahazi Modern Taarab group is currently the leading taarab group in Tanzania, with more fans than any other. Their success story can be attributed to Mzee Yusuf, the manager and owner who is also one of the pioneer musicians of the "modern read more
  • Juhudi Taarab

    Established over 70 years ago, Juhudi Taarab is a Zanzibari treasure – a traditional taarab group with members hailing from all regions of Pemba. For nearly three generations, they have kept the taarab tradition alive and currently feature many celebrated artists and composers known throughout the region, such as Malik read more