Brion Gysin Centenary

Today 19 Jan 2016 is the 100th anniversary of the birth of Brion Gysin the mentor and friend of the Master Musicians of Joujouka/Jajouka. he invented the Cut-Up Method of writing for William Burroughs. In the 1950s he fell in love with the Masters and with the painter form the village Mohamed Hamri he helped the Masters in any way he could while he lived. He owned with hamri the 1001 Nights in tangier where the musicians played in groups of 15 for 2 weeks at a time. he loved¬†Hamri and the Masters. In his diaries he talks of Hamri […]

Master Musicians of Joujouka Festival featured in Rolling Stone

The 8th edition of the Master Musicians of Joujouka Festival took place 5-7 June in their villlage in Morocco. Suzanne Gerber covered the festival for Rolling Stone magazine. You can read the article here http://www.rollingstone.com/music/features/inside-the-oldest-most-exclusive-dance-party-in-the-world-20150612 For info or pre booking for July 2016 email joujouka@gmail.com by