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Thursday, April 5, 2012

TANJARIT DAGHT at the Cairo Jazz Club

Khaled Omran, Tarek Khuluki, Nareg Abajian, and Dany Shukri, four guys in the winds of dissent.

They arrived from Damascus a few months ago with nothing but a voice, a double bass and electric bass, a guitar, drums, a keyboard, and some electronics. Just enough to make noise. Or music.

Dictate? Arab World? Revolution?

In a region of political-social-religious-economic-cultural-anthropologic-sectarian pressure, the imbroglio-like actualities inspired those young musicians the name: Tanjarit Daght. A pressure pot about to implode whistling meanwhile a music to be followed very closely.

Sometimes Progressive, Punk, alternately Soft, their rock knows how to adopt harder tones with remarkable virtuosity. Pink Floyd and Jazz are some of their direct influences. As for the lyrics, their socially engaged words never forget the intimate, the humane, and that unbearable thirst for lightness and freedom.

The Syrian band TANJARIT DAGHT (PRESSURE POT) will play this evening Thursday April 5, 2012 at 10:00 PM at the Cairo Jazz Club.

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