Al-Maranca is a multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, producer based in London.
He has worked and collaborated with many prestigious artists by the likes of Buddy Miles (Jimi Hendrix-Santana), Ken Nelson (Paolo Nutini, Coldplay), The Turbans, Damian Draghici, Polly Paulusma, Djanan Turan, Miroslav Morski and many more.
Three independent albums released, several among his tracks have had important placements in TV and media industry around the world (BBC, France 2, La 1, Rai, TVE, South Korea, Japan, etc.)
Al started his journey as bass player.
After moving to London in 2000 he began expanding his research to all kinds of music and food.
Exposed to the many cultures of London he encountered the lute from Middle East called saz (baglama) which he started using in recording sessions initially, then more and more during his concerts.
His music embraces four continents(Africa, Europe, Asia, America).
He's currently working on four different new albums and often performing in London and Europe and Asia.
Al is also member of the acclaimed world fusion band The Turbans and bass player and co producer of Amadis and the Ambassadors.
He is involved in community projects which promote arts, culture, recycling and sustainability in UK.