Maàlem Ba’kili Chouaib Contact: +34 644257027, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Maâlem Ba’Kili Chouaib was inspired by the music of Gnawa Master, Maâlem regretted «Hmida Boussou»; and according to the dictates of Gnawia Tradition, he was educated by «Mkadam» Abdelghani Chfakchi of Kenitra City.
Mastering this spiritual musical style called «Mersaoui» in the «Tagnaouite» register (Sacred Repertory / Gnawa Lilas Therapeutic Ritual), it let him to become himself Maâlem at the age of 22 years, which is a young age and uncommon in Gnawa Tradition.
He began his artistic career as a singer and guitarist with the band «Wanga», and celebrated many «Lila Gnawia» (The Gnawa Ritual Nights) with his troupe of Koyos «Wolad Houssa» (dancers, singers, karkabo players, «gnawa metal castanets). He is also the founder of the band» Beldi «.
This talented young Artist and Gnawa Singer, Maâlemn, dances and plays several instruments, including the Hajhuj (Gembri, «gnawia bass»), Guitar, Mandolin, Percussion, … among others!
Among his theatrical references, from 2006 to 2012: Lilas throughout Morocco (Gnawa Ritual Nights); concerts in artistic collaboration with the Basque World Jazz Band from France «Gabacho Maroconnection» sponsored by the Franco-Moroccan Institute; Festivals like «Les Nuits du Ramadan» with L´IFMs; Tanjazz Festival; «Spring Azemmour» Festival; concerts for Franco-Moroccan Institutes; concerts «Gnawa Online», «We love Mazagan», «De La Cité Portugaise» …
He has formed a new band «Esprit Taguenwa» currently. He is touring alone like instrumentist or making collaboration with other musicians and bands and with his own and new band Esprit Taguenwa coloring stages and spaces worldwide with his particular musical touch.