Chronological Resume

June-July 2005 Toured USA and Canada with Rachid Taha Rai-rock band.



June 15, 05 Rachid played at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art for the inaugural King Tut exhibit in the US.

2003-2004 played with Souhail Kaspar in Denver/Boulder/Colorado Springs, Los Angeles, and Portland.

October 2004 Aspen Festival with Nawang Kechong

August-September 2004 Toured with Chicago Classical Oriental Ensemble playing Moroccan Andalus music with Abdelfattah Bennis of Morocco and Lior el Malich of Israel

August 2004 Genesis at the Crossroads Festival in Chicago with Hicham Chami
June 2004 Concert with Jesse Manno at Cameron Church, Denver with Moroccan music workshops

June 2004 Global Groove World Music Festival, Denver

August 2003 concert at Boulder Theater, CO

June 2003, '04 Boulder Jewish Festival in Boulder, CO

May 2003 "The Sun, the Moon and the Stars" concert at Boulder Theater, Boulder Colorado

2003 forms alliance with dancer Eva Cernik of Denver, Colorado, and with several local Denver/Boulder musicians

2002-2003 Columbia University in concert with Michel Cohen; concerts in Miami and New York with Pinhas of Morocco

2001-2003 based in New York City, playing at ethnic concerts and events, and in various Moroccan establishments throughout New York City, at times playing with Maurice Shadid and Richard Kuzami

1986-2000 played in Ivory Coast, Sweden, Finland, Saudi Arabia and other Arabian Gulf countries, and Agadir, Morocco


Visiting Arabian Gulf singers he accompanied in Agadir, Morocco:
Mohammed Abdo
Abdel Mageed Abdallah
Abdel Rab Idris
Rachid el Maajid


Moroccan singers Rachid accompanied in Agadir Morocco:
Abdel Hadi bel Khaiyat
Abdel Wahab Dukaali
Abdel Raheem Souari
Aamouri Mbarak
Brahim el Aalami
Fatah Bennis
Hayaat Idrisi
L'Maati bin Kassim
Mahmoud Idrisi
Mohammed el Hiyani
Mohammed Fouiteh
Najaat Ataabu


Up till 1986 played in Andalus orchestra in Fez, and throughout Casablanca


1977 entered "Dar Aadyil" Conservatory of Music in Fez, Morocco


1963 born in Fez, Morocco. As a child played nei, sang.