Tinariwen

Tuareg band

Band

Musicians:
Ibrahim Ag Alhabib - Vocals, Guitar
Mr Abdallah Ag Alhousseyni - Vocals, Guitar
Touhami Ag Alhassane - Vocals, Guitar
Eyadou Ag Leche - Vocals, Bass Guitar
Said Ag Ayad - Vocals, Percussion
Elaga Ag Hamid - Vocals, Guitar
Amar Chaoui - Percussion

Tinariwen on KCRW

Nomadic musicians from the Saharan region of northwest Africa, the members of Tinariwen have been sharing their particular brand of desert blues since 1979.

Tinariwen

Nomadic musicians from the Saharan region of northwest Africa, the members of Tinariwen have been sharing their particular brand of desert blues since 1979.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

The word Tinariwen means desert and it is the name taken by a phenomenal collective of musicians from the Sahara playing what is best called "desert blues..."

Tinariwen

The word Tinariwen means desert and it is the name taken by a phenomenal collective of musicians from the Sahara playing what is best called "desert blues..."

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

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