Published on 28 Jan 2015 | over 2 years ago
Rizwan Muazzam Qawals from Pakistan consist of singers and musician, led by brothers Rizwan and Muazzam. Hailing from a family of musicians consisting of father Mujahid Ali Khan and uncle Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, their music has been passed down from generation to generation. The group was formed in 1998 in Britain at the WOMAD Festival and has since performed to much critical acclaim. They have traveled far and wide and have rendered their numbers at various festivals and concerts. Their repertoire is traditional and they sing in Arabic, Persian, Urdu and Punjabi.
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