The music of Western Australia’s refugees and migrants is being championed – SBS News

Behind dark sunglasses, a man in a grey suit sits cross-legged on a stage, a stringed instrument called a tambura in his lap.

He leans towards the microphone and before a crowded cafe in the hills of Perth, sings songs from the mountains of Afghanistan.

“Playing tambura, it is about freedom. I’m playing to make happiness for people,” he tells SBS News. 

Asad Alizada arrived in Australia seven years ago. He is a former Afghan …