Al 'Azifoon (The Musicians) Al 'Azifoon performs classical and traditional Arabic music on traditional acoustic instruments.

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EMAIL or call Yosifah Rose to discuss live music by Al 'Azifoon or Al 'Azifat in your event. 925-566-4149


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Are you....

...looking for musicians in the San Francisco Bay Area of Northern California?
...a future bride planning your henna party or wedding?
...a groom considering hiring Zaffa musicians for a Zaffa processional?
...a son or daughter planning your parents 50th wedding anniversary celebration?
...a winery events planner hosting a Gourmet Cuisine of North Africa dinner?
...on a committee tasked with planning an Arabian Nights-themed corporate party?
...planning a "Road to Marrakech - Casbah Nights" party?
...an art gallery manager planning a reception for a Silk Road exhibit?
...responsible for booking a diversity fair?
...planning a Middle Eastern festival?
...planning a World music concert?
...interested in having an educational concert at your library or school?
...a professional Entertainment Agency with a client looking for an Arabic band?
...a certified professional Event Planner with a client planning a "Cleopatra Dreams" celebration?
...curious about how to hire belly dancers with live music for your Arabian Nights party?
...hiring entertainers for your Moroccan-themed event?
...planning a Silk Road-themed celebration?
...a Middle Eastern dance instructor planning a live music hafla for her students?


If you answered "YES" or "MAYBE" to any of the above questions, then....WELCOME!

Since 2005, Al 'Azifoon has performed traditional
acoustic Middle Eastern, Moroccan, and North African music
for private and corporate events in the San Francisco Bay Area with anywhere from 10-to-450 guests.

We specialize in providing live Middle Eastern Music
for family friendly parties such as
anniversaries, weddings,
henna parties, bridal showers, baby showers, birthday parties,
retirement parties, corporate holiday parties,
and other private and corporate events.

Our sister group Al 'Azifat is available to book for ALL female family events.

Sorry, ABSOLUTELY NO bachelor or male-only parties!

Below are some photos of Al 'Azifoon in traditional Moroccan attire while performing at a corporate holiday event held at Chambers, SF, CA in December 2012.
Al 'Azifoon members dressed for a Moroccan-themed corporate performance at Chambers, SF, CA, December 2012 Al 'Azifoon members dressed for a Moroccan-themed corporate performance at Chambers, SF, CA, December 2012 Al 'Azifoon members dressed for a Moroccan-themed corporate performance at Chambers, SF, CA, December 2012


Would you like to hire a traditional Egyptian-style Zaffa band (vocals, mizmar and percussion) for your wedding procession? Al 'Azifoon (as a trio: Nathan Craver, Yosifah Rose, and Mark Bell of Helm) performing a Zaffa Wedding Procession for a wedding celebration in June 2010 in Oakland, CA

Al 'Azifoon performs traditional Al Zaffa Wedding Processionals,
featuring a mizmar woodwind musician with percussionists, including tabla baladi, mazhar, duff, and sagat
for weddings through out the greater Bay Area!

Planning a Henna Party?

Do you want to hire a belly dancer and an all professional female musical group?

Al 'Azifat (vocals, qanun, nay/mizmar/accordion, and percussionists) is available to perform for
Henna parties, bridal showers, baby showers and other female-only family celebrations.
(Sorry, Al 'Azifat does not perform for male-only audiences.)




Please Email or call Yosifah Rose
to discuss hiring Al 'Azifoon OR the all-female band Al 'Azifat
and provide the following information about your event
so that she can accurately quote her band's performance rates.
Yosifah can also book professional belly dancer(s) with the band.


Do you want to hire PROFESSIONAL BELLY DANCER(S)? How many dancers? How many dance sets?
DATE of event:
CITY/state event will take place:
PERFORMANCE CONDITIONS - Indoors or Outdoors:
VENUE (i.e. private home; restaurant/cocktail lounge; banquet hall; museum; library; school auditorium, etc)
NUMBER of guests expected to attend;
TIME event begins:
NUMBER musicians required (i.e. Soloist or up to 6-piece band lineup);
WHICH BAND are you interested in hiring:
AL 'AZIFOON - Up to six-piece band: (oud, qanun/vocals, mizmar/nay/accordion/, up to three percussionists).
AL 'Azifat - All female trio: (qanun/vocals, mizmar/nay/accordian, one percussionist)
DURATION band's musical performance:
ZAFFA PROCESSIONAL (3-piece band or up to 8-piece band) 30-minute Zaffa Set
One 30-minute Set
One 60-minute Set
Two 55-minute Sets
Three 55-minute Sets



Al 'Azifoon wedding ceremony performance and Zaffa, Napa, CA, July 16, 2006 Al 'Azifoon with Cynthia Rutherford at community performance, Rossmoor, October 9, 2011 Al 'Azifoon, Marrakech Restaurant, SF, CA June, 2006
Al 'Azifoon performance for World Dance Fitness Studio Hafla, April 4, 2009, San Anselmo, CA Al 'Azifoon members dressed for a Moroccan-themed holiday performance for Merryvale Vineyards, St. Helena, CA, December 9, 2009 Al 'Azifoon, El Morocco Restaurant, Pleasant Hill, CA  December 16, 2012

Would you like a complete all-inclusive event planning package for your event?


Then contact our trusted professional associate
certified event planner Renda Dabit, Executive Director
at Henna Garden Events and Entertainment (www.hennagarden.com).

Contact Henna Garden if you wish to book a comprehensive event including tent rentals, decor, catering,  Ethnic ware vendors as well as live entertainers such as professional fire dancers, belly dancers, and live music by Al 'Azifoon.

Renda is a highly respected professional certified Event Planner with decades of experience
working with corporate clients, professional organizations, and the best entertainers and venues.
Henna Garden can create a custom package that fits your budget while exceeding your expectations,
including components such as tent rentals, decor, food catering, Arabic/Turkish and other Ethnic ware vendors.
Henna Garden also works with the very best professional entertainers including:
henna artists, jugglers, belly dancers, fire dancers, snake charmers, magicians, jugglers, and more.

Additionally, while any client is welcome to book Al 'Azifoon's musical services directly with the band's manager Yosifah Rose,
a Henna Garden client may instead opt to have Renda and her Henna Garden staff coordinate and contract
Al 'Azifoon's performance to be included in Henna Garden's exceptional all-inclusive-single-priced package!

Henna Garden
415.759.7275 office
510.823.8422 cell
415.759.7015 fax

Email Renda Dabit at Henna Garden for more information about comprehensive event planning packages!

The photos below represent the kind of Moroccan Bazaar-themed event that Henna Garden can plan for you!


Photo-friendly camel, courtesy of Lyon Ranch, a Nonprofit Animal Rescue Organization in Sonoma, CA.
Clearly a very distinguished and gentleman-like camel!!  He lives with his other camel and animal friends at Lyon Ranch, a nonprofit animal rescue organization in Sonoma, CA.

Nathan plays solo oud while Yosifah Rose meets Cassy the Camel at
"On the Road to Marrakech" event at Robert Young Estates Winery, Geyserville, CA in September 2007.
Al 'Azifoon with Helm performing at On the Road to Marrakech event at Robert Young Estates Winery, 4960 Red Winery Road, Geyserville, CA 95441 in September 8, 2007. Al 'Azifoon with Helm performing at On the Road to Marrakech event at Robert Young Estates Winery, 4960 Red Winery Road, Geyserville, CA 95441 in September 8, 2007.


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Professional Raqs Sharqi performer Khalilah Samah performing with Al 'Azifoon, September 2007.
Khalilah Samah performing with Al 'Azifoon at On the Road to Marrakech event at Robert Young Estates Winery, 4960 Red Winery Road, Geyserville, CA 95441 in September 8, 2007.

Professional Raqs Sharqi performer Zahara with Al 'Azifoon and Helm September 2007.
Professional Raqs Sharqi performer Zahara dances to music by Al 'Azifoon with Helm at On the Road to Marrakech event at Robert Young Estates Winery, 4960 Red Winery Road, Geyserville, CA 95441 in September 2007.


Contact ~ Booking Info ~ About ~ The Musicians ~ Arabic Instruments ~ Upcoming Shows ~ Past Highlights ~ SONG LIST



EMAIL or call Al 'Azifoon's booking manager Yosifah Rose to discuss including Al 'Azifoon's live music in your event. 925-566-4149