Ayesha and the Mullah

by Mohamed Assani

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A re-envisioning of a traditional Afghan song, from the wheelhouse of composer & sitarist Mohamed Assani. Ayesha and the Mullah is a folk tale of two lovers caught between the class systems of 12th century Khurasan (Afghanistan). Traditionally known as Mullah Mohammed Jan, Assani's take includes his own original compositions alongside this familiar folk tune. Only available on Bandcamp.


released September 1, 2020
Adaptation & Arrangement - Mohamed Assani
Sitar - Mohamed Assani
Tabla - Ustad Shahbaz Hussain
Mridangam - Curtis Andrews
Producer - Adham Shaikh


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Mohamed Assani Vancouver, British Columbia

Mohamed Assani is an award-winning sitar player and composer, known for being a proactive ambassador for his rich musical tradition. He has brought the sitar to new audiences through innovative, genre-bending collaborations. According to the Georgia Straight, "Assani is both deeply rooted in the artistic traditions of South Asia and a one-of-a-kind innovator." ... more

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