Music

African Routes
Release Date: Nov 6, 2020

To purchase CD or tracks online, go to: alqahwa.bandcamp.com

To buy physical CDs, send an email to AlQahwaEnsemble@gmail.com

CD Release Concert – Friday, April 9, 2021 at 8 p.m. – Koerner Hall


Also available:

  • The Coffee House – Al Qahwa’s first album
  • Cairo to Toronto – Maryem and Ernie Tollar’s 2009 Juno nominated CD, featuring Alfred Gamil and Mohamed Aly
  • To purchase CD or tracks online, go to: alqahwa.bandcamp.com
  • To buy both physical CDs from the band, send email to AlQahwaEnsemble@gmail.com
  1. Marrakesh Al Qahwa 1:00
  2. The Rain - Il Matar Al Qahwa 0:57
  3. Gigue Al Qahwa 0:31
  4. Bahia Out Al Qahwa 1:00
  5. Ballad Of The Traveller Al Qahwa 1:01
  6. Lullaby Al Qahwa 1:00
  7. Moments In Time Al Qahwa 1:01
  8. Blood - Iddam Al Qahwa 0:59
  9. Peace - Issalam Al Qahwa 1:00
  10. Spoil Me With Flower Petals - Ala Warag il Full Al Qahwa 1:00
  11. Footsteps Al Qahwa 1:02
  12. Doha Al Qahwa 0:59
  13. Cairo - Al Qahira Al Qahwa 0:57

Cairo Moon
To buy directly from the band, send email to AlQahwaEnsemble@gmail.com


Also available:

  • The Coffee House – Al Qahwa’s first album
  • Cairo to Toronto – Maryem and Ernie Tollar’s 2009 Juno nominated CD, featuring Alfred Gamil and Mohamed Aly
    To buy both CDs directly from the band, send email to AlQahwaEnsemble@gmail.com
  1. The Dream - Il Hilm lyrics by E. Lotayef, music by M. Tollar
  2. Little Lamb lyrics by W. Blake, music by E. Tollar
  3. Blood - Iddam lyrics by E. Lotayef, music by M. Tollar
  4. Sama'i Blues music by A. Gamil
  5. You and I - Ana Wenta lyrics by M. Shinawi, music by F. Al-Atrash
  6. Beloved Mother - Sitt Il Habayib lyrics by H. Sayyed, music by M. Abdul Wahab
  7. Memories - Zikrayati music by M. El-Qasabgi
  8. Taksim Rast clarinet improvisation by M. Sukar
  9. Cairo - Al Qahira lyrics by M. Tollar, music by D. Petsalakis
  10. Full Moon Prayer lyrics and music by E. Tollar
  11. Sing to Me - Ghannili lyrics by M. B. El-Tunsi, music by Z. Ahmad
  12. Wanderer - Sawwah lyrics by M. Hamza, music by B. Hamdi
  13. The Beautiful One - Il Helwa Di by S. Darwish
  14. The Nightingale - Il Bulbul traditional