MA Rouf

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MA Rouf

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MA Rouf is the latest project of the Finnish-Iranian Kurd master musician Marouf Majidi. He comes from Sanandaj, the musical capital of Kordestan. Surrounded by a rich Middle Eastern heritage, he learned early on to play the native stringed instruments, the enchantingly dark-sounding tar and tanbour. “Over ten years of musical life in my new homeland, Finland, has been a source of further inspiration and musical materials.” Hence, Majidi’s current songs travel from Kurdish scenes to Arabic and Scandinavian atmospheres. “Many of my songs talk about change and an undefined future.”

 

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Discography

cover The People 2019 Ääniä Records