Zookeeper Online

Find It!
Classic Search
Recent Reviews
DJ Zone!
Playlists by Date
Airplay Charts
Submit Music
Various Artists / Rough Guide Mediterranean
Album:Rough Guide Mediterranean Collection:World
Artist:Various Artists Added:Aug 2013
Label:World Music Network 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2013-08-11 Pull Date:2013-10-13 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:Oct 13Oct 6Sep 29Sep 15Sep 8Sep 1Aug 25Aug 18

 Recent Airplay
1.Mar 21, 2019:Cafe Nakhil
Taktouk Andalou/ Ghazalati, Kochav Tzedek
4.Dec 07, 2014:Arabology Interviews
Jardines Del Corazon
2.Aug 25, 2016:Melange
Taktouk Andalou/ Ghazalati
5.Feb 27, 2014:Arabology
3.Jan 27, 2015:Arabology
Jardines Del Corazon
6.Jan 23, 2014:Arabology

Album Review
Ramzi Salti
Reviewed 2013-08-08 
This Rough Guide highlights tunes from various Mediterranean regions, including Greece, Italy, Croatia, Turkey, Lebanon, Morocco, Israel and more. The music often includes Latin rhythms, languorous vocals, Algerian and French flavors and Franco-Spanish accordion playing.

1. STASSINOPOULOU & KALYVIOTIS sing a reinvented Greek folk track that mixes traditional chords with urban beats.

**2. MAURICE EL MEDIONI is a Jewish singer from Algeria who experiments with Andalusian and rai music. Great beat.

3. DANIELE SEPE is an acclaimed jazz saxophonist from Italy who interprets protest songs.

4. EMIL ZRIHAN’s song exemplifies the JudeoAndalusian and folk traditions of his Morocco. His intricate mawals (improvisations) are renowned for their elasticity and vocal prowess.

5. DARKO RUNDEK & CARGO ORKESTAR hail from Yugoslavia with a slow ballad with guitar and romantic lyrics.

6. SALAMAT is a Nubian all-star ensemble whose music meshes Nubian elements with Egyptian music.

7. A FILETTA is an all-male singing group that performs a traditional song from Corsica.

**8. RAMZI ABUREDWAN is a Palestinian musician who displays the sound of his evocative bouzouki on this instrumental track.

9. MERCAN DEDE FEAT. ZERINA COKOJA are Turkish singers who fuse the best of traditional acoustic forms with electronic vibes.

10. FANFARA’s song represents the boldly brash and brassy world of Albanian music.

11. DIMITRIS MISTAKIDIS plays Greek music that is driven by the Guitar, bouzouki and baglamás.

12. BENJAMÍN ESCORIZA has a raw and distinctive voice and blends traditional North African music with Latin rhythms and a pop sensibility.

**13. JALILAH – Jalilah is a raqs sharki style of dance, more commonly referred to as 'bellydance music’. This medley mixes the classic song ‘El Bent Al Shalabiya’ by Lebanese singer Fairuz with other classics.

14. AKIM EL SIKAMEYA blends European and Algerian influences with his unique fiddle-playing technique.

15. THE RUTH YAAKOV ENSEMBLE is headed by Israeli musician Ruth Yaakov who draws from opera, folk-song and Sephardic chamber music.

16. EDUARDO NIEBLA is defined by the and fuses flamenco and jazz with technical brilliance.

17. WATCHA CLAN create Mediterranean grooves peppered with a unique electro sound.

18-21. EDUARO NIEBLA & ADEL SALAMEH (BONUS DISC ARTISTS) create music that explores the vibrant links between their overlapping cultural backgrounds. Mellow tracks that soothe the soul.

**My faves

Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
1.Kristi Stassinopoulou & Stathis KalyviotisMes Tou Aegeou Ta Nera
2.Maurice El MedioniTaktouk Andalou/ Ghazalati
3.Daniele SepeZamba Del Che
4.Emil ZrihanKochav Tzedek
5.Darko Rundek & Cargo OrkestarIsta Slika
6.SalamatEl Zol Asal
7.A FilettaL'orme Sanguigne
8.Ramzi AburedwanSodfa
9.Mercan Dede Feat. Zerina CokojaMoj Dilbere Kud Se Seces
10.Fanfara TiranaMediterrane # 1
11.Dimitris MistakidisMes' Ton Teke Tis Marigos
12.Benjamín EscorizaNiña
13.JalilahLebanese Bouquet
14.Akim El SikameyaChouia L?Mon Coeur
15.Ruth Yaakov EnsembleOnde Que Tope Una Queis Placiente
16.Eduardo NieblaCalle De La Tiña
17.Watcha ClanOsfour
18.Eduardo Niebla & Adel SalamehMediterraneo
19.Eduardo Niebla & Adel SalamehAndalucia
20.Eduardo Niebla & Adel SalamehJardines Del Corazon
21.Eduardo Niebla & Adel SalamehOasis