Who Am I?
Sarah Yaseen aka Sarah The Sufi is a Manchester based Sufi singer/songwriter. With a soulful voice and accompanied by a guitar or darabouka, Sarah’s raw Acappella/cantata style takes the audience into her world of emotions and feelings of love, faith, personal struggle, including sharing her political stance through influential, unique compositions. She comes from an Islamic tradition of religious singers. Inspired by her father Sufi Muhammad Yaseen, Sarah’s voice, words and melodies reach out and touch the human soul;
She is one of the lead singers in ‘Rafiki Jazz’ – a Sheffield based, ‘world music’ band that has recently been signed by ‘Riverboat UK Music’ and recently released their album, ‘Har Dam Sahara’ (link to album below)
Sarah is a duo of a Sufi spiritual band, ‘Roses of Fatima’.
Sarah is also lead singer in a trio band – Ruhaani which combines Sufi Folk and Indian Classical.
Sarah was a Soprano singer in the ‘Sacred Sounds’ choir, comprising of 75 women from 6 faith backgrounds, having performed compositions written by Sir John Tavener with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra.
She travels the globe promoting a message of love – one of Hope, Peace and Eternal Truth
Har Dam Sahara CD album: http://www.worldmusic.net/store/item/TUG1106/
The Return of the Sufis
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