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Zarra, Malika / Berber Taxi
Album:Berber Taxi Collection:World
Artist:Zarra, Malika Added:Apr 2011
Label:Motema Music 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2011-07-10 Pull Date:2011-09-11 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:Sep 4Aug 28Aug 21Aug 14Aug 7Jul 31Jul 24Jul 17

 Recent Airplay
1.Sep 01, 2011:It's Bollywood
4.Aug 19, 2011:Music Casserole
No Borders
2.Aug 26, 2011:Wee Animalcules
5.Aug 09, 2011:At the Cafe Bohemian
3.Aug 23, 2011:At the Cafe Bohemian
6.Aug 02, 2011:Whiskey Tango Foxtrot in August at the Cafe Bohemian

Album Review
Don Farrell
Reviewed 2011-07-11 
Female vocalist singing Moroccan urban-World-Jazz with traditional Moroccan polyrhythms. Born in Southern Morocco, moved to France at age three. She now resides in NYC. Sings in many languages. "Morocco's Jazz jewel"
1: 4:05 mid to faster female vocal, sexy, throaty voice WOW!
2: 4:09 mid to faster, nice North African rhythm, great voice
****3: 5:42, sweet sounding scat style vocal, mid tempo
****4: 2:20 Oud intro then slow female wail.
5: 6:31 faster straight ahead Jazz with fem vocal, some in English
6: 1:21 nice bass line intro then fem vocal/wail
7: 5:43 mid tempo with driving rhythm, female vocal/wail, chorus
8: 4:25 slower, oud & vocal/wail
9: 5:18 guitar intro. slower vocal in French, then ramps up a bit with percussion, big bass. 10 sec fade
****10: 3:43 vocal/wail, big bass line, shaker percussion, 7 sec fade
***11: 4:53 plucked string noodling intro. then vocal in French , keyboard noodling. D  Farrell 07/2011

Track Listing
1.Tamazight 6.Little Voice
2.Berber Taxi 7.Issawa's Woman
3.Houaria 8.Leela
4.Prelude To Mossameeha 9.Amnesia
5.Mossameeha 10.No Borders
 11.Mon Printemps