as a cultural collaboration between Pakistan and Denmark, has turned into a fireball of a spiritual rock band. The band has created a unit to spread the Sufi message: ”Love across all religious, political and physical borders” coming strongly through.
ROCQAWALI mixes the Pakistani/Indian Sufi music of Qawali with a Western back drop of Rock´n´Roll, in a way that has not really been heard before.
A more than a 1000 year old Trance tradition that whirls the age old Eastern love songs for God, into a western Rock tradition
Mixing Danish Rock n Roll band with classical Quawali sound. The Pakistani Sufi singer of the band, Ejaz Sher Ali, is the young and uprising star, son of one of Pakistan´s oldest music families -
the legendary Qawals Meher Ali & Sher Ali, whom by many
Pakistani´s are regarded to be Keepers of the Flame after the late legend of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.
The four Danish members of the band, are all very experienced musicians in almost every line of the field. From having international success with film-scoring, to being former long term members of some of the premier indie acts in Denmark, to producing a long line of other Danish artists and even to score international theatre-shows.
Ejaz Sher Ali has the Sufi culture in his blood and his voice. A truly unique and brand new band has seen the surface. What started out