Oualid Khelifi and El Foukr R'Assembly on In All Languages

Sunday, August 7, 2016 - 11:00pm to Monday, August 8, 2016 - 2:00am

Tune into In All Languages this Sunday to hear Oualid Khelifi and El Foukr R'Assembly, who are on tour from Algeria and will join host David Ellenbogen at WKCR for a live performance.

El Foukr R'Assembly is a music & film ensemble born around the artistic vision of 4 Algerian musicians and 1 documentary-maker towards sub-Saharan Africa A taxi-driver & a farmer, a graphic designer, a sound engineer and an art-major student, Oualid Khelifi as the producer and filmmaker had met them lin 2014 at various parts of Algeria before suggesting a long term project around docfilm and experimental AfroFusion music linking the Maghreb with the rest of Africa.

This multidisciplinary is entirely independent both in its vision and production.

So far, the project has recorded, documented or produced 18 African musicians from Algeria, Niger, Ghana and Burkina Faso.