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  • Sanaa Taarab

    Sanaa Taarab was born in 1983, after the then Zanzibar Ballet group stopped its activities. In its early years the group managed to perform by borrowing equipment from Culture Musical Club, with whom they have a long and positive relationship. Currently the group has twenty artists who are employed by read more
  • Segere Original

    There are not many bands whose music has been so pervasive that a new genre has been named after them. Such is the case with Young Stars’ Segere - the 2001 hit song that lent its name to both the style and also the band.  Segere is especially noteworthy for read more
  • Seiyun Popular Arts Group

    Hadhramaut has a long history of association with the maritime routes between the Swahili Coast of Africa, the Arab World and India, absorbing centuries of musical and cultural influences. The music of this part of the Republic of Yemen is rich in rhythms and varieties of instruments with songs and read more
  • Seven Survivor

    Seven Survivor is one of Dar es Salaam's leading exponents playing mchiriku, a style of music that has been extremely popular around the poor areas of Dar es Salaam, Coastal and Morogoro regions for more than twenty years. This group is currently rated the second in popularity after Jagwa Music. read more
  • Tandaa Traditional Group

    This exciting experimental collaboration, only recently established in 2011, is one of its kind, lead by talented Zanzibari musician and composer Juma Begu. The tandaa is a traditional flute, similar to the zumari. It is typically played alongside ngoma drums in the island’s umundi dance, used to purge evil spirits.   As read more
  • Zein L’Abdin Trio

    Born on the island of Lamu, Kenya, the young Zein was surrounded by music as his father played host to the Arab traders. He started to play the oud in the 60s in Mombasa, and subsequently became akin to a musical father for the Kenyan taarab scene, with all the read more