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Najma Akhtar

Hosted by the Consul of the London World Music Group
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Fri 06 Dec 20:00 - Sun 08 Dec 22:00

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"Najma Akhtar's ‘Qareeb’ is the work of a musician who senses that, these days, she can remember the ancient, honor the everyday and sing to several continents at the same time." ~ The New York Times

British born, vocalist, songwriter & actress Najma Akhtar created waves in World Music history with her unique Indo-Jazz hybrid incorporating the traditional genre of the Ghazal (Urdu ballad).

Najma has released eight critically acclaimed solo albums and has collaborated with numerous, outstanding peers ranging from Jah Wobble, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, Andy Summers (The Police), Basement Jaxx, Jethro Tull, Philip Glass, Gary Lucas (Captain Beefhear

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