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About Imed

Imed Alibi is a renowned Tunisian percussionist and musician. He was born in Maknassy in 1978 ,he started playing percussions  from an early age in popular and classical North African/Middle Eastern orchestras. Moving to Montpellier, France in the early 2000s, to study in Paul Valery University, he played in a variety of musical groups such as Flamenco, Eastern blakanic and even brought his musical talent to dance and theatre. Imed became a part of oriental fusion band – ‘les bouakaes’ – that mixed Rock & Raï, touring with them for eight years and producing two studio albums – Bledi (2004) and Marra (2008), during which the band was nominated in the BBC 3 music Awards in 2006. Ever since, Imed Alibi has played with accomplished and exemplary musicians such as Rachid Taha, Safy Boutella, Mamdouh Bahri, Ghalia Benali, Kel Assouf, Watcha Clan, Natasha Atlas, Michel Marre..He also collaborated with Tunisian singer and songwriter, Emel Mathlouthi for her album Kelmti Horra and on Tour for several years.

DOB: 1978

Education: Translation

Based In: France

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