Mazaj Band

MAZAJ, play a combination of Traditional Art and Folk music from the Middle East, on Oud, Arabic Percussion and Arabic Nay Flute, Egyptian Mizmar & Saxophone. Mazaj have performed nationally and internationally at many events such as Glastonbury Festival UK , WOMAD Festival UK, Bergen Festival in Norway, Bristol Colston Hall, Oxford University, The Namaste Club in Ibiza and the The Lazy Lizard in Faralya, Turkey.
The Mazaj band perform as a trio or duo.
We also work with Dancers who perform Egyptian,Turkish, Gypsy and Middle Eastern Dance.

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MAZAJ BAND LIVE IN BATH AUGUST 2013:




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Musicians:

Russell Harris: Oud, Saz, Rabab and Percussion.

Chas Whitaker:
Middle Eastern Percussion.


Maren Lueg:
Arabic Nay Flute, Saxophone, Egyptian Mizamr & Percussion.

 

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Il Noam Iraqi Folk Song

Chiftitelli

Chas on Arabic Percussion

Nasem Aleyn Il Hawa

Karsilamas

Mizmar Egyptain Saffa and Saidi – Mazaj Duo

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For bookings and more information please contact Maren

Mobile Phone: 0044 (0)7727604212

Email: info@arabicmusicband.com

 

Mazaj Band & Elektrostatic performing Sammai Nawa Athar.

Live at the Colstonhall in Bristol.

Mazaj – Hicaz Ilahi – 2011

Live at the Colstonhall in Bristol.

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UPCOMING EVENTS:



For bookings and more information please contact Maren

Mobile Phone: 0044 (0)7727604212

Email: info@arabicmusicband.com



Previous Gigs:

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Fri, Aug 23, 2013 MAZAJ BAND – MIDDLE EASTERN MUSIC AND DANCE FESTIVAL.
Camerton Hall, Meadgat,, Camerton, Bath , United Kingdom

Thu, Jul 25, 2013 FARAH PLAY WOMAD MAIN STAGE 07:00 PM – 08:00 PM
Charlton Park,, Malmesbury, Wiltshire , United Kingdom.

Farrah are MAZAJ ( Chas, Maren and Russell ) with
Egyptian singer Merit Ariane Stepahanos, and
Lebanese Debka dancers Alia Alzougbia and
Algerian / Italian Jamila Boughelaf who will
present a performance with the students of
various primary and secondary schools from
Malmesbury to open the WOMAD festival on the Main
Stage.

Fri, Jun 14, 2013 MAZAJ BAND PLAY THE BIKE SHED THEATRE IN EXETER. 10:00 PM – 11:30 PM
The Bike Shed Theatre, 162/3 Fore Street, , Exeter, , United Kingdom.

Wed, Jun 5, 2013 MAZAJ QUARTET PLAY ARABIAN ODYSSEY 08:00 PM – 10:30 PM
St.James’s Memorial Hall, Lower Borough Walls, Bath, United Kingdom.

MAZAJ QUARTET with special guest singer MERIT.
ARIANE STEPHANOS perform classic Arabic songs.
With Carmen Jones and guest dancers.

Sat, May 25, 2013 MAZAJ PLAY AT PALESTINE GARDEN PARTY 02:00 PM – 07:30 PM
Claveys Farm, Mells, Nr. Frome, Somerset, United Kingdom

Thu, May 16, 2013 MAZAJ DUO PLAY BRISTOL CITY MUSEUM 05:00 PM – 08:00 PM
Bristol City Museum & Art Gallery Queens Road, Bristol, United Kingdom.

Pharaoh: King of Egypt – Museums at Night. This
exhibition features highlights from the British
Museum’s superb collection of ancient Egyptian
objects.

May 3 – 7, 2013 MAZAJ DUO PLAY AT THE INTERNATIONAL FETHIYE WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL -Fethiye, Turkey

Sun, Apr 28, 2013 MAZAJ DUO PLAY CULTURAL CONNECTIONS FESTIVAL 07:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Kayaköy, , Turkey
 

Sat, Apr 20, 2013 MAZAJ DUO PLAY AT ORIENTAL RUGS OF BATH.
15 Argyle Street, Bath, United Kingdom.

Fri, Apr 19, 2013 MAZAJ DUO PLAY DIVER-CITY FESTIVAL 03:00 PM – 07:00 PM
Bath Spa University, Newton Park,, Bath,, United Kingdom.
Bath Spa Universities First Multi-Cultural
Festival. Mazaj Duo Performing With Carmen Jones.

Sat, Mar 16, 2013 MAZAJ DUO PLAY AT THE SOMERVILLE CLUB 08:00 PM – 10:30 PM
23 Sommerville Road, St. Andrews, Bristol, United Kingdom.

Thu, Dec 20, 2012 MAZAJ DUO PLAY AT ORIENTAL RUGS OF BATH 02:00 PM – 06:00 PM
15 Argyle Street, Bath, United Kingdom

Middle Eastern Music and Dance Christmas Extravaganza

Chapel Arts Centre in Bath.

Saturday, December 8, 2012

Doors: 7:30pm Event Starts: 8:00pm Event Ends: 11:00pm

Advance: £15.00 Door: £16.00

For tickets and more information please click here.

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Liquid Sound Festival

Mazaj Duo (Chas & Maren)

3rd to 4th of November 2012 Bad Orb near Frankfurt, German.

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Turkey: Faralya, Lazy Lizard Boutique Hotel September 2012.

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Ibiza:  Nameste Club August 2012.

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Womad UK July 2012.

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5th to 8th of July 2012 – Mazaj Duo (Chas & Maren) and Carmen Jones performance and workshops at DRUM CAMP FESTIVAL, Bungay, Suffolk.
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MIDDLE EASTERN MUSIC DRUM & DANCE FESTIVAL UK
CAMERTON, NEAR BATH – 13th – 15th of JULY 2012.
Mazaj Band.


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Frome Festival 11th of  July 2012.

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Date: 29th of June 2012
Mazaj Band at the Bike Shed Theatre in Exeter.
10.15pm – 12.15pm
www.bikeshedtheatre.co.uk
ADDRESS
The Bike Shed Theatre
162/3 Fore Street
Exeter
EX4 3AT
BOX OFFICE phone: (01392) 434169


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Mazaj Duo (Chas & Maren)
2nd to 3rd of June 2012. Performance and Workshops at the Roman Reenactment, Chester.

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Date: 8th of June 2012
Mazaj Band & Carmen Jones.
Bath Fringe
Green Park Station outside the Brasserie, Bath Spa BA1
Time: 6.30pm to 8.30pm
Entrance: Free


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27th of April 2012- Mazaj and Souk Bab-El-Louk at CLUB CAIRO AT THE CHAPEL ARTS CENTRE in Bath Spa.

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19th of March 2012 – Souk Bab-el-Louk at the Bell in Bath Spa.

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March 2012 – St Aidens Church Bristol.

 

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17th of August 2011 – Namaste Club, Las Dalios Hippy Market, San Carlos, Sant Eulalia – IBIZA. Mazaj Duo and Yaron Marko.

18th of August 2011 – Kumaharas Restaurant, C Lugo, 2 Cala De Bou, San Jose – IBIZA Mazaj Duo and Yaron Marko.

19th August 2011 – On The Beach Reastaurant, Cala San Vicente – IBIZA Mazaj Duo and Yaron Marko and Nur Banu.

 

Mazaj Band, Guy Schalom & Bland Mahdi.
Intercultural World Music, Percussion and Dance Summer – Tribe of Doris. www.tribeofdoris.co.uk
10th of August 2011.

Mazaj Band (Chas, Russell & Maren) & Carmen Jones
Friday the 29th of July 2011 at 8pm.
Middle Eastern Dance Workshops to Live Music with Carmen and the Mazaj Band at Womad Festival, Charlton Park.

The Mazaj Duo and Carmen .
Date: 10th of July 8pm.
Bungay, Suffolk NR35 1NF
Web: www.musicworldwide.org

The Mazaj Band, Carmen Jones and Raheesha @ the Middle Eastern Music, Dance & Drum Festival.
Date: 2nd of July 2011 Time: 8pm
Venue: Camerton Hall, Meadgat, Camerton, BA2 0NL, Bath North East Somerset


Mazaj Band (Russell, Chas & Maren)
Saturday the 18th of June at 12.35 pm
Leamington Spa Peace Festival.

Mazaj Band (Russell, Chas & Maren)
Saturday the 18th of June at 18.00
Mells Charity Event.
Mells near Frome.

The Mazaj Band, Carmen Jones and Raheesha are going to perform at the Chapel Arts Centre as part of the Bath Fringe.
Date: 11th of June 2011
Time: 8pm
Chapel Arts Centre, Upper Borough Walls, Bath BA1 1QR
E-mail: info@chapelarts.org
Tel: 01225 461 700

Web: www.chapelarts.org


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Mazaj Duo (Chas & Maren)
4th to 5th of June 2011. Performance and Workshops at the Roman Reenactment, Chester.

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Mazaj Duo (Chas & Maren)
29th May 2011 um 20.00 Uhr. Amnesty International Konzert im Pelmke Lokal.
Pelmkestraße 17
(Ecke Lange Straße)
Hagen-Wehringhausen
Germany

http://www.das-lokal-hagen.de/

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Mazaj & Elektrostatic: Dreams from the East.
Venue: Colston Hall, Colston Street, Bristol BS1 5AR
Time: 19:00 Date: Wed 13th April 2011
TICKETS £10, £7 Box office:0117 922 3686

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2010

Full Mazaj Band in Bath, UK
27 of November at the Chapel Arts Center.

5th of November – Oxford University -Casablanca Union Ball, Oxford Union Society, Frewin Court, Oxford.

Mazaj Duo in Hagen Germany 29th and 30th of October 2010

27th-29th August 2010 – Aeon Festival – Shobrooke Park Estate, Crediton, Devon. – http://www.aeonfestival.com/ ( FULL BAND )

4th June 2010 – Bath Fringe Festival – Green Park Station, Bath. ( FULL BAND ) 6pm-8pm.

5th June 2010 – Exeter Respect Festival, Main Stage, Big Top, Belmont Park, Exeter ( FULL BAND ) – 2.30pm – 3.15pm.

23rd – 27th June 2010 – Glastonbury Festival, Somerset. ( Full Band ) Tadpole Stage, Mandala Stage, Small World Stage, Ancient Futures Stage, West Holts Backstage Stage.

30th April – 1st May – Bergenfest – Festivalbaren, Hotel Norge Nedre Ole Bulls plass 4,, Bergen, Hordaland , Norway.

10/02/2010 20:00 – Bath – Tantrika

20t/02/2010 20:00 – Bristol – 21-23 Somerville Club

2009

24/9/2009. – Planet Egypt, London.

8/7/2009 19:30 – Cafe La Strada Frome Festival.

9/7/2009 20:00 – Drum Camp Norfolk.

07/03/2009 – MAJMA DANCE FESTIVAL – GLASTONBURY

28/05/2009 – Radford Mill Farm – Radford

1/03/2009 Exeter University – Arabic Society Cultural Event

2008

13/12/2008 – A NIGHT IN TUNISIA – JAZZ CAFE – CARDIFF.

12/12/2008 – INKWORKS – BRISTOL.

1/11/2008 – ORIENTAL DESTINY THEATRE PRODUCTION – KINGSWOOD THEATRE – BATH.

27/09/2008 – UNDER THE EDGE ARTS CENTRE – WOOTON-UNDER-EDGE ( played as The Nawahand Trio )

04/09/2008 – A NIGHT IN TUNISIA – JAZZ CAFE – CARDIFF.

18/08/2008 – TRIBE OF DORIS INTERCULTURAL SUMMER SCHOOL – nr TAUNTON.

20/07/2008 – CHARITY FOLK MUSIC AND BEER FESTIVAL – ROYAL OAK PUB, – BATH.

10/07/2008 – DRUM CAMP EAST – nr BUNGAY ON NORFOLK/SUFFOLK BORDER.

27/06/2008 – 29/06/2008 – GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL – TADPOLE STAGE AND LIVE ON BBC2 BACKSTAGE.

14/06/2008 – A NIGHT IN TUNISIA – JAZZ CAFE – CARDIFF.

26/05/2008 – KINGSTON GREEN FAYRE.

18/03/2008 – HOSSAM RAMZY ORCHESTRA – BATH ( CHAS PLAYED DOHOLLA ).

20/03/2008 – A NIGHT IN TUNISIA – JAZZ CAFE – CARDIFF.

14/03/2007 – HABIBA TANGERINA – OAKE nr TAUNTON.

29/04/2008 – MAJMA DANCE FESTIVAL – GLASTONBURY.

16/02/2008 – OXFORD UNIVERSITY UNION BALL.

10/02/2008 – OXFORD BROOKES STUDENT UNION ARABIAN NIGHT.

01/02/2008 – BRADFORD AND BINGLEY AWARDS CEREMONY – ELSTREE FILM STUDIOS.

25/01/2008 – BRADFORD AND BINGLEY AWARDS CEREMONY – BRADFORD.

2007

15/12/2007 – DESERT DIVAS HAFLA – YEOVIL.

07/12/2008 – WHIRLING DERVISH HAFLA – MANCHESTER.

26/10/2007 – MIDDLE EASTERN FESTIVAL – FINDHORN – SCOTLAND.

05/10/2007 – HABIBA TANGERINA – OAKE nr TAUNTON.

22/08/2007 – 27/08/2007 – TRIBE OF DORIS INTERCULTURAL SUMMER SCHOOL – nr TAUNTON

1st and 2nd/08/2007 – BIG GREEN GATHERING – SMALL WORLD STAGE.

30/06/2007 – CHARITY FOLK MUSIC AND BEER FESTIVAL – ROYAL OAK PUB, – BATH.

23/06/2007 – GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL – GREEN FIELDS TADPOLE STAGE + AVALON CAFE STAGE.

17/06/2007 – LEAMINGTON PEACE FESTIVAL.

30//05/2007 – 03/06/2007 – MIDDLE EASTERN MUSIC AND DANCE CAMP – Near LYME REGIS.

25/05/2007 – BATH FRINGE FESTIVAL WITH EL UZZA DANCE CO.

18/05/2007 – BYZANTIUM RESTAURANT – ARABIC EVENING – BRISTOL.

12/05/2007 – BEST OF THE WEST BELLY DANCE SPECTACULAR. BRISTOL.

07/05/2007 – AVALONCAN – GLASTONBURY – 100 MONKEYS.

04/05/2008 – HABIBA TANGERINA – OAKE nr TAUNTON.

02/03/2007 – MAJMA MIDDLE EASTERN DANCE FESTIVAL – GLASTONBURY.

For bookings and more information please contact Maren

Mobile Phone: 0044 (0)7727604212

Email: info@arabicmusicband.com

For bookings and more information please contact Maren

Mobile Phone: 0044 (0)7727604212

Email: info@arabicmusicband.com
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