#ArtistsNotTerrorists
"We will show the world that Pakistanis are artists, not terrorists." - Nijat Ali
(Violin/harmonium/conductor of the Sachal Ensemble)
Song of Lahore | The Sachal Ensemble
featuring
Bilal    Cibo Matto    Nels Cline    Jim James
Seu Jorge    La Marisoul    Sean Lennon
Wynton Marsalis    Madeleine Peyroux
Becca Stevens    Meryl Streep
Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks
featuring
Bilal    Cibo Matto    Nels Cline    Jim James    Seu Jorge    La Marisoul    Sean Lennon    Wynton Marsalis    Madeleine Peyroux    Becca Stevens    Meryl Streep    Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks
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'Song of Lahore' is the companion album to the documentary of the same name by Andy Schocken and Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy. The film tells the story of a group of musicians called the Sachal Ensemble struggling to survive in the oppression and brutality of modern day Pakistan. The album features collaborations between the Sachal Ensemble and a plethora of guest artists including Jim James of My Morning Jacket, Sean Lennon, Wynton Marsalis, Nels Cline of Wilco, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, Madeleine Peyroux, Cibo Matto, Becca Stevens and iconic actress Meryl Streep.
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