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  • program July 28, 2016

    Festivals Around the World

    We travel to Zanzibar to enjoy highlights from the Sauti za Busara Festival, focused on Swahili sounds from coastal East Africa, then north to the Fes Festival of Sacred World Music in Morocco, where we hear the ecstatic sounds of … Read more »

  • blog July 13, 2016

    Morocco Dispatch No. 2: Samir Langus’ Gnawa Vision

    Producer Jesse Brent is currently in Morocco, checking out the country’s spectacular music scene, and talking to some of the country’s most interesting and creative musicians. We’ll feature more reports from him in the future. All photos by Jesse Brent. … Read more »

  • blog July 11, 2016

    Morocco Dispatch No.1: True Amazigh Black Metal

    Producer Jesse Brent is currently in Morocco, checking out the country’s spectacular music scene, and talking to some of the country’s most interesting and creative musicians. We’ll feature more reports from him in the future. All photos by Jesse Brent. … Read more »

  • blog May 10, 2016

    Preview: 19th Annual Gnawa World Music Festival in Essaouira, Morocco

    Morocco’s annual Gnawa World Music Festival is set to kick off later this week in the breezy seaside town of Essaouira. This year’s edition will take place May 12-15. Now in its 19th year, the festival is the premiere international … Read more »

  • review April 8, 2016

    Music of Morocco: Recorded by Paul Bowles 1959

    Paul Bowles is a singular, maverick figure whose life and work intertwine music, literature and pop culture in the 20th century. As a young American writer and composer, he first traveled to Morocco with Aaron Copland in 1931. He fell … Read more »

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