Brian Jones (28 February 1942 – 3 July 1969) RIP

The Master Musicians of Joujouka paid tribute to Brian Jones, on the 50th anniversary of his visit to their village in 1968, with their annual festival in Joujouka and a series of events in Marrakech, including a concert for Atlas Electronic. Jones visited the village on 2nd August 1968 with Mohamed Hamri and was accompanied by Brion Gysin, Jones’ girlfriend Suki Potier and Olympic Studios recording engineer George Chkiantz. Using a portable Uher two-track tape recorder Jones made recordings during his visit to Joujouka that where mixed by Jones on his return to London for what became the album Brian Jones Presents […]

Marrakech events with the Master Musicians of Joujouka to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Brian Jones’ visit to the village

The Master Musicians of Joujouka would like to thank everyone who attended this year’s sold out festival dates in the village (22-24 June). The festival celebrated 50 years since Brian Jones of the Rolling Stones came to Joujouka in 1968 to record Brian Jones Presents The Pipes Of Pan Of Joujouka (released in 1971 on Rolling Stones Records). The festival in the village and events in Marrakech coincide with the dates of his visit. Several events are planned in Marrakech this weekend to coincide with the concert on Saturday, 30th June at Villa Janna promoted by Atlas Electronic. On Wednesday, […]

Master Musicians Of Joujouka Live in Marrakech for Atlas Electronic

For the first time in decades the Master Musicians of Joujouka will headline their own concert in Marrakesh on Saturday, 30th June 2018. The concert, presented by Atlas Electronic, will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the visit to Joujouka by Rolling Stones founder Brian Jones in the summer of 1968 when he recorded the iconic Brian Jones Presents The Pipes Of Pan At Joujouka LP (released by Rolling Stones Records in 1971). The Masters Musicians Of Joujouka will play a 4-hour rhaita set and perform Boujeloud with live visuals by Joachim Montessuis. The venue is an 800 seat open air […]