Bedouin Jerry Can Band

Real Name:
فرقة الجركن البدوية (Firqat al-Jarkin al-Badawiya)
Bedouin Jerry Can Band (BJB) is a collective of semi-nomadic musicians, poets, storytellers and coffee grinders from the Egyptian Sinai desert. Members are drawn from residents of El Arish and from followers of a Sufi sect of the Suwarka tribe who reside at the nearby settlement of Abo El Hossain.

Blending the Simsimiyya (a traditional Egyptian lyre) with desert flutes and reed pipes, BJB perform traditional melodies accompanied by infectious rhythms played on tablas, frame drums and clay jugs; augmented by ammunition boxes & jerry can percussion salvaged from the former battlegrounds of the Six-day War of 1967.

El Mastaba Center For Egyptian Folk Music in collaboration with 30 IPS Ltd produced the first album of the group "Coffee Time" in UK in 2009 and in 2011 El Mastaba Center For Egyptian Folk Music produced the same album again to be published in Egypt.



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