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Listen to Zafraan Caravan – The Joujouka International on Cashmere Radio

Listen to the Zafraan Caravan special broadcast feature on the Master Musicians Of Joujouka – The Joujouka International on Cashmere Radio. Aired on Berlin-based Cashmere Radio, the episode documents show producers Aladin Ilou and Matteo Spanò visit to Joujouka for the Master Musicians Of Joujouka festival and the group’s concert at Villa Janna in Marrakech for Atlas Electronic in the summer. The one-hour programme was originally broadcast on 9th December and features live recordings of music recorded at the festival and in Marrakech presented in the form of an experimental Brion Gysin/William S. Burroughs-style cut-up sound collage. Also included are interviews with Master Musicians Of Joujouka manager Frank Rynne and Rikki Stein, who has worked with the group since the 1970s, organised a three-month tour of Europe in 1980 and returned to the village for the first time in 38 years in June, and group members Ahmed El Attar, Abdeslam Rrtoubi and Mohamed El Hatmi, with translations by Laila Hida and additional narration by Rosie Peraza-Bragg. The Joujouka International is the fifth in Zafraan Caravan’s ongoing series reporting on Morocco’s musical heritage. Listen to Zafraan Caravan #5 – The Joujouka International on Cashmere Radio here Notes from Zafraan Caravan: The Joujouka International The Joujouka International tells the story of a musical tradition of The Master Musicians of Joujouka dating back more […]

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The Joujouka International – Zafraan Caravan broadcast on Cashmere Radio

Tune in to Cashmere Radio on Sunday, 9th December for a special broadcast feature on the Master Musicians Of Joujouka. The Joujouka International will be aired on the Zafraan Caravan show for the Berlin-based Cashmere Radio station. The programme documents presenters Aladin Ilou and Matteo Spanò’s trip to Morocco in summer 2018 including the Master Musicians Of Joujouka festival and the group’s concert at Villa Janna in Marrakech for Atlas Electronic. This episode is the fifth in Zafraan Caravan’s ongoing series reporting on Morocco’s musical heritage. Listen to Zafraan Caravan’s The Joujouka International on Cashmere Radio on Sunday, 9th December at 2100 (CET) / 2000 (GMT) here The Joujouka International follows last years’s Zafraan Caravan episode on the Master Musicians Of Joujouka featuring music and an interview with manager Frank Rynne. Listen back to the show here by

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A Requiem for Brian Jones: Second Edition of Master Musicians Of Joujouka Festival announced for 2019

Following unprecedented demand for the 2019 Master Musicians Of Joujouka Festival – a second edition, A Requiem for Brian Jones, has been announced for the weekend 5-7 July 2019. The three-day festival runs from Friday, 5 July to Sunday, 7 July 2019 and is limited to 50 full ticket holders. The previously announced 12th annual Master Musicians Of Joujouka festival to be held on 21-23 June 2019 is now sold out. Thank you to everybody who bought a ticket. The second edition of the Master Musicians Of Joujouka Festival for 2019 will coincide with the 50th anniversary since Brian Jones died on 3 July 1969. Rolling Stones guitarist Brian Jones visited the village in 1968 and recorded the album Brian Jones Presents The Pipes Of Pan At Joujouka, released after his death in 1971 on Rolling Stones Records. The festival is held in the Master Musicians’ home village, Joujouka, Morocco. Guests will be collected at the nearby Ksar El Kebir train station on Friday, 5 July and dropped off after the festival on Monday, 8 July before 12 noon. Places include accommodation and full board. Tickets are non-exchangeable and may not be resold. Click here for more information about the festival and here to book tickets, which can be paid in full or with instalments As previously announced for 2019 the […]