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Iqbal Jogi
Born
Occupation musician

Iqbal Jogi (Sindhi: اقبال جوڳي‎) was a Pakistani musician. He was master player of murli (instrument), a type of a Sindhi folk musical instrument.[1][2] He was from Aror (a medieval town in Sukkur District of Sindh).[3]

Olympic Records released an album titled Iqbal Jogi and Party in the 1950s, on which he played the instrument in a series of tracks of Sufi devotional music. Re-issued in 1997 as The Passion of Pakistan Tradition.[4] His style is often marketed as "snake-charmer music".[5][6]

He had peformed in an international conference.[7] He died in 1987.[8]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Rahman, Tariq (9 July 2011). "Our dying cultural heritage". The Express Tribune. Retrieved 2015-04-29. 
  2. Yusuf, Zohra, ed. (1988). Rhythms of the lower Indus: perspectives on the music of Sindh. Dept. of Culture and Tourism, Govt. of Sindh. p. 152. 
  3. Balocu, Nabī Bak̲h̲shu K̲h̲ānu (13 April 2018). "Musical Instruments of the Lower Indus Valley of Sindh". Culture Department, Government of Sindh – via Google Books. 
  4. "Iqbal Jogi and Party: The Passion of Pakistan - JazzTimes". JazzTimes. Retrieved 2018-04-02. 
  5. Woodard, Josef (June 1997). "Spheres". Jazz Times. pp. 101–102. Retrieved 2015-04-29. 
  6. Buruma, Ian; Silvers, Robert B.; Epstein, Barbara (13 April 2018). "India: a mosaic". New York Review Books – via Google Books. 
  7. "The Concept". Raja Afsar Khan. 13 April 2018 – via Google Books. 
  8. Akhtar, Rafique (13 April 1991). "Pakistan Yearbook". East & West Publishing Company – via Google Books. 


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