What does an alghoza sound like?

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A short educational film, taken from the archives of the Asian Music Circuit's Museum of Asian Music.

The alghoza or algoza is a Punjabi woodwind instrument adopted by Sindhi folk musicians, also called a jori or ngoza. It resembles a pair of wooden flutes. The musician plays it by using three fingers on each side. Sound is generated by breathing into it rapidly; the quick recapturing of breath on each beat creates a bouncing, swing rhythm.

The alghoza is generally used as a folk instrument and Punjabi folk singers use it to play traditional music such as Jugni, Jind Mahi, and Mirza. However, it is also a popular choice among UK musicians for making contemporary Bhangra music.