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Gnawi, El, Hamid
Born in Morocco in a family of Gnawi masters, Hamid el Gnawi - i.e. Hamid Faraji - is the herald of a young generation of Moroccan musicians. With his gembri (a 3 string lute, one of the strings being used as bass, which is characteristic of Gnawi rythms) which he has electrified, a percussion, and with the active participation of Issam Issam, a great lover of Jazz, on keyboards, Hamid el Gnawi has livened up the traditions which are also his principal inspiration