Alya Marquardt & The Shamash Ensemble – Chai Party

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Chai Party

"Stunning new music". Jazz FM.

Alya Marquardt, releases her first album with her New York-based ensemble Shamash. A unique project fusing Iraqi folk music, contemporary jazz, human beatbox, improvisation and Arabic maqam.
All profits from album sales go to welfare and education projects in Iraq.

About the artist

Alya Marquardt is a singer, song-writer and pianist. Originally from Iraq and brought up in Tottenham, London, her music is infused with influences from Iraqi folk song to jazz, hip hop and electronica.

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