Marockin' Brass ft Byron Wallen

Marockin' Brass ft Byron Wallen
Marockin' Brass ft Byron Wallen


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  • country:Belgium
  • region:Central Europe
  • style(s):Gnawa, Jazz
  • label:MetX Moving Music
  • type:Band
  • instrumentation:instrumental, percussion, woodwind, brass
  • artist submitted by:MetX Moving Music

Line up

  • Abderahmane Bouhamidy (bendir, krakeb, vocals)
  • Byron Wallen (Trumpet )
  • Driss Filali (Karkaba, Vocals)
  • Jean-Paul Estievenart (Trumpet )
  • Luc Mishalle (Soprano & Tenor Saxophone, compositions)
  • Pascal Rousseau (sousaphone)
  • Rida Stitou (Sentir, Vocals, Karkaba)
  • Rod Youngs (drums)


The connection between the poly layered soundscapes, Q&A-structures and a multitude of acoustic timbres is dazzlingly effective. It all just happens, organically, on the vertex of a dialogue between the sublime section of jazz’s finest virtuosi with Moroccan Gnawa masters. The improvisation language is slashing. The rhythm section is ruthless. This band propels the groove from the deepest spot and infects you with a straightforward energy. Generous and beyond measure…