Fawzi Chekili

Born: May 27, 1950    Primary Instrument: Guitar

Fawzi Chekili

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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As a Leader: Taqasim Blue Jasmin - CdBaby 1993 Personnel: Miko Aleksic, bass guitar Johan Vermuyen, tenor & soprano sax Riki Ristelic, drums Herman Wolters, keyboards Fawzi Chekili, guitar,udgé & keyboards Imed Bradii, accordéon Nabil Ouerghi,bass Habib Samandi,percussions Samir Soltana,drums Tracks: 01 - Hijez 02 - Selma's Mosaic 03 - Metis 04 - Hafla Jazz 05 - Malouf funk 06 - Ashtar 07 - Mawel 08 - Taqasim Bédouine Blue Jasmin - CdBaby Tracks: Piment Rouge Vah ! Silver Song Bédouine Café Aida Incertitudes Le petit Paris Medina Nocturne d'ici et d'ailleurs Take 13 Personnel: Fawzi Chekili,Guitar, Udge, Keyboards Oliver Kent,electric piano Heimo Wiederhofer,drums Werner Feldgrill,electric bass Habib Samandi,percussions Youssef Chawali,accordeon Eshihem Blue Jasmin - CdBaby 2004 Tracks: 1 GAMRA 2 ECHIHEM 3 MERCI POUR TA SENSIBILITE 4 REUNION 5 TRIO CHANGE 6 CHANGE 7 KIFECH 8 TASAMEH 9 MINOR TOUNSI Personnel: Pietro Iodice - Drums. Pino Iodice - Acoustic Piano. Youssef Chawali - Accordeon. Gianluca Venzi - Double bass. Paolo Inarella - Tenor & Soprano Sax, Flute. Fawzi Chekili - Ovation acoustic Guitar, ùd. As A Side Musician ANFASS Label : Igloo 2000 Tracks: Lettres tunisiennes Notre président aura un futur Nafas Canto largo Message d'amour et de lumière Lettre belge Nesma latinia Mabrouk Tabarka Libero nell'amina Composed by Fawzi Chekili and Alain Pierre Personnel: Fawzi Chekili, acoustic guitar, oud, darbouka Alain Pierre, classical guitar Steve Houben, soprano sax & flute Hichem Badrani, ney, darbouka, vocal, oud

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jazz guitar at Institut Superieur de Musique in Tunis

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

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