HASSAN, ABU OBAIDA -& HIS TAMBOUR- - THE SHAIGIYA SOUND OF SUDAN

HASSAN, ABU OBAIDA -& HIS TAMBOUR- - THE SHAIGIYA SOUND OF SUDAN

LP (12"/10" Album)

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Label: OSTINATO

Release date: 25/05/2018

Barcode: 0843563103098

Catalog no.: OSTLP0000004

Item ID: 462113

Abu Obaida Hassan and the wonders of his five-string tambour remained largely a mystery. In the early 2000s, a prominent Sudanese newspaper declared him dead. Internet forums confirmed his passing. Many in Khartoum, Sudan's capital, said he had indeed died. But rumors that he was still alive persisted. What was always certain is Abu Obaida Hassan's mercurial talent. His command of a modified tambour, backed by a chorus and two drummers, unleashed swirling melodies alongside complex Nubian rhythms and hypnotic Sudanese call and response. His bands roster constantly changed, but he remained at the helm, playing for sold out shows in cities across the country and capturing the dancefloors and youth of 1970s and 1980s Sudan. Gatefold packaging with vintage photos and authentic Sudanese designs.

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