Tarab Practice in Zanzibar

I have some more audio from our trip from way back that I have been meaning to share. This is some tarab music from Culture Musical Club. They are one of the two historically important tarab groups in Zanzibar. They still practice daily and this is a recording from the practice.


We were in Barcelona for a week. We both took classes to improve our Spanish during the afternoons and stayed with local families. We are touring now for a week and will continue classes in Granada.

On our first day we stumbled across Sardana Dancing at the Cathedral.  Here is a snippet of the music:

And some pictures:




We also ate very well at lunch – there are great lunch menus – 3 course meals including wine for 10-15 euro. Some pics: