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Dhafer Youssef: Abu Nawas Rhapsody

Read "Abu Nawas Rhapsody" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Di Dhafer Youssef, quarantatre anni, nativo di Teboulba, Tunisia, questo è il quinto album; e diciamo subito che, rispetto a quanto conosciamo di lui, non riserva sorprese di sorta, confermando pregi e difetti di una musica senz'altro suggestiva, con un suo pathos, ma non di rado un po' sopra le righe, un po' sguaiata, troppo attenta all'effetto a discapito ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Dhafer Youssef: Abu Nawas Rhapsody

Read "Abu Nawas Rhapsody" reviewed by John Kelman

After two albums exploring the nexus of ages-old Middle Eastern harmony and modernistic electronics, Tunisian-born oudist/vocalist Dhafer Youssef turns to a stripped-down, completely acoustic environs for Abu Nawas Rhapsody. Despite leaving Oslo behind--where, on Digital Prophecy (Enja, 2003) and Divine Shadows (Jazzland, 2006), he collaborated with some of Norway's more intrepid musicians including guitarist Eivind Aarset, ...