Fawzi Chekili

Primary Instrument: Guitar

Born: May 27, 1950    

If you happen to visit Tunisia and talk about jazz, then the name of Fawzi Chekili would come instantly in mind, Fawzi Chekili has been leading several jazz projects over the last thirty five years in his home country and abroad, not only performing as a fine guitarist and composer but also creating several events featuring world renowned jazz artists.

Over the past thirty five years, Fawzi Chekili has earned a reputation as one of Tunisia's international musicians. Born in 1950 in Kelibia (Tunisia), the guitarist grew up listening to local folk music before opening to the music of the world and jazz. After studying english literature in high school, Fawzi became a professional musician playing through several countries including US, Russia,Canada and more....
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Featured recording “ECHIHEM”

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Igloo Records (2005)

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Primary InstrumentGuitar


Willing to teachAdvanced students only.

Credentials/Backgroundjazz guitar at Institut Superieur de Musique in Tunis

Clinic/Workshop Informationjazz workshop at Institut Superieur de Musique in Tunis

Gibson, Godin & Ovation guitar. Roland & Yamaha pianos and sound system
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