Cheb i Sabbah’s Releases La Kahena

San Francisco, California, USA – Six Degrees Records is releasing the newest album by Cheb
i Sabbah
La Kahena
and aptly sub-titled Les Voix du Maghreb, on May 10,
2005. CD release parties are in the process of being planned around the country
beginning with those at the Blue Cube in San Francisco on Saturday, May 14 and at
the Temple Bar in Los Angeles on Saturday, May 21.For
La Kahena
, Algerian born Cheb
i Sabbah
returned to the roots of his native
North Africa where he gathered some of the most distinctive female singers from
the Maghreb in a studio in Morocco. With tracks by vocalists from many different
traditions of North Africa,
La Kahena
illustrates the diversity of
this region. Sabbah then added his own “dj Science” or modern aural magic to
these performances, making La Kahena a truly ground-breaking project the likes
of which only the artistic vision of Cheb
i Sabbah
could have created.

i Sabbah
is a world renowned artist, composer and producer perhaps best
known for his South Asian trilogy

Shri Durga

Maha Maya: Shri Durga Remixed

Krishna Lila
. His latest mix CD,

As Far As: A DJ Mix
, showcased his signature blend of the
music from the Arab World, Africa and Asia which Sabbah features in his live dj
sets all over the world. Cheb
i Sabbah
‘s heartfelt, spiritual approach to
bringing music to the dance floor has established him as a highly respected
international music dj and an influential pioneer of the underground.


La Kahena

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