ABOUT ALI ALAOUI
Ali Alaoui is moroccan and percussionist in the National Moroccan Orchestra. He studied the percussions in Fes at the « arabo-andalou music academy ».
After his carreer in the National Moroccan Orchestra, he moved to Toulouse/France, where he is now a very well-known teacher of percussions.
He developped different kind of musical ensembles (Moultaqa Salam, Instinchaq, Pulsations du Monde,...), where he improves links between oriental and occidental musics.
Recently, he was decorated by the King Mohamed VI himself for his work for the development and the influence of the moroccan music and culture between Morocco and France.
Ali Alaoui devotes all of his career to spreading his culture. Working at the same time on the transmission, creation and adaptation of classical and traditional musical repertoires, he pays tribute to his heritage and makes links between Middle Eastern and Western musics.
Ali Alaoui & Moroccan Traditional Bands
For the Moroccan Journey, Ali Alaoui will be our guide to meet moroccan traditional culture through traditional moroccan musics, and rhythms from Middle East and North Africa.
We will explore with him the oriental and north african rhythms
We will meet, thanks to his huge knowledge of moroccan culture and musicians, 3 traditional bands :
- Gnawas de Marrakech
- Hourriyats de Asaka
- Ahwach du Haut Atlas
To discover their traditions, their musics, their dances...
To play music and dance with them
Be ready to be immersed in the real moroccan culture for a unique experience!!!