Cat.no.: ZEHRA008 Format: 180g vinyl + DL code EAN: 5050580786943Release date: October 21st 2022 Reissue of the oud / viola virtuoso SIMON SHAHEEN’s interpretations of pieces by one of the Middle East`s most important 20th Century composers, MOHAMED ABDEL WAHAB.Produced by BILL LASWELL, remastered for vinyl at D&M Berlin. MOHAMED ABDEL WAHAB (1902-1991) was „a giant in
Cat.no.: ZEHRA006 Format: 180g vinyl + DL code EAN: 5050580775718Release date: August 19th 2022 Remastered vinyl reissue of this 1990 BILL LASWELL / RICHARD HOROWITZ production of local Gnawa musicians, recorded in the Medina of Marrakesh. According to Allmusic.com „a must for fans of both African and Middle Eastern music” and voted one of the „10 essential
Cat.no.: ZEHRA007Format: 180gr LP with DL card / CD / DigitalEAN LP: 5050580794801EAN CD: 5050580794832Release date: January 27th, 2023 ZEHRA is proud to present the debut album ISTEHLAL by the MOHAMAD ZATARI TRIO, consisting of musicians from Syria, Iran & India. The trio merges traditional Middle Eastern sounds with contemporary vibes incl. interpretations of Hossein
Cat.no.: ZEHRA005 Format: 180g vinyl + DL code EAN: 5050580768048Release date: January 28th 2022 Multi-instrumentalist UMUT ÇAĞLAR (KONSTRUKT, KARKHANA) former BABA ZULA drummer FAHRETTIN AYKUT and the Finnish saxophone player / shakuhachi specialist JONE TAKAMÄKI join forces in a stunning improvised live set that blends Free Jazz with East-Asian ZEN-sounds. The idea for „Myth Of The Drum.
Cat.no.: zehra004Format: 180g vinyl + insertEAN: 5050580773158Release date: April 8th, 2022 Following the reissue of the self-titled debut by Tülay German & François Rabbath in 2021, we‘re presenting the 2nd and final part of our Tülay German reissues: „Homage to Nazım Hikmet“ (1982). Once again in a duo setting with François Rabbath, Tülay German pays
Cat.no.: zehra003Format: 180g vinyl + insertEAN: 5050580763647Release date: September 10th 2021 Remastered vinyl reissues of the two essential albums by Turkish folk/ jazz singer Tülay German, starting with the self-titled release (1980) and followed by „Hommage to Nazım Hikmet“ (1982) in early 2022. Referring heavily on turkish poets and the tradition of aşıks (singer-poets and
Cat.no.: ZEHRA002 Format: 2x180g vinyl + DL code in gatefold sleeveEAN: 5050580727250Release date: March 6th 2020 „heady dose of traditional-meets-modern deep psychedelia“ bleep.com „It’s hypnotic, captivating, resonant on a subliminal, psychological level.“ auralaggravation.com Available on vinyl for the very first time: the 1992 album „Apocalypse Across The Sky“ by the legendary MASTER MUSICIANS OF JAJOUKA. Produced
Best archive releases of the year 2019, thewire.co.uk Top 10 incredible percussive albums from around the world“ thevinylfactory.com „one of the most important albums of Gnawa trance music released in the ’90s.“ the-attic.net „a must-check-out item for lovers of organic rhythmic trance sounds.“ chaindlk.com „It’s definitely one of those kind of records, deep as fuck, Sanders playing with