The Story: Samir is a luthier from Ait Aourir. He makes Moroccan’s folk music instruments such as : mezmar, outhar, sentir, tbal, def …

Before becoming a luthier, Samir had many occupations like carpentry, sewing or making leather goods. He learned the secrets of ” Takimakht” with his teacher Chehbouni Belfatmi who was a musician and a music professor.

He generally works alone because it’s hard for him to find someone young who could give a helping hand and learn some of the know-how.