The Master Musicians Of Joujouka’s 10th Annual Festival at their village in Morocco, will next year celebrate 50 years since Rolling Stones guitarist Brian Jones visited and recorded the Brian Jones Presents The Pipes Of Pan At Joujouka album (released on Rolling Stones Records, 1971).
Limited spaces for the festival, taking place from 22-24 June 2018, are available here: www.joujouka.org
Master Musicians Of Joujouka were recently featured in a special show for Berlin-based online radio station Cashmere Radio.
Master Musicians Of Joujouka manager Frank Rynne, spoke to Matty Martinez about the history of the Master Musicians, Morocco, music, community building and ethical issues.
The two-hour broadcast for the Zaafran Caravan show included a selection of Joujouka recordings from the last 50 years, with rare tracks and a preview of music from upcoming the Live In Paris album – to be released in 2018.
The Master Musicians Of Joujouka recently visited the Far East for their first live performances in Japan.
The group headlined Festival de Frue in Shizuoka over two days and completed the tour with a sold out concert at WWW X in Shibuya, Tokyo.
Watch the Master Musicians Of Joujouka live in Japanhere:
In addition to the successful run of shows the Master Musicians also performed live and were interviewed for live-streaming channel Dommune. Minimalist composer Terry Riley, in town for his own performances in Tokyo that week, came straight from the airport to the studio to check out the set and meet the Masters.
NHK-FM, Tokyo FM and J-Wave FM radio stations also featured interviews and live recordings from the Masters’ shows in Japan.
Congratulations to J-Wave FM’s Oriental Music Show presenter, Unagami Takuya, who won a national radio award for best programme. The show featured a special on the Master Musicians Of Joujouka.
Read a report from the Master Musicians Of Joujouka’s appearance at Festival De Frue on Resident Advisorhere