Continuing my look through Anouar Brahem's music, here's another old one.
An interesting thing about Brahem is that is recordings are often not perfect performances, and this tune is another example of that. The first time through the B section of this tune, he apparently starts on the wrong beat. The percussion stays steady and Brahem improvises his way around it to get to the C section, but the resulting phrasing is quite strange when you listen to it closely. When the B section comes back after the oud…Read more