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... Cumming reports on the 19th edition of the Gnawa World Music Festival, held in Essaouria, Morocco ... . The 2016 iteration of the festival was dedicated to the memory of Gnawa maalem (master musician ... ) Mahmoud Gania. Gania was praised not only for his command of traditiona Gnawa, but also for his many ...
Essaouira Gnawa
FRoots (2015) Vol. 37, No. 1, pp. 23
... Highlights of the 2015 Gnawa Festival, which is held in Essaouira, Morocco, are recalled. Denselow ... comments on the transformation of the image of the Gnawa, worries that the Islamic roots of the ... music may be lost, musicians who performed at the festival, and the decision to no longer include traditional religious ceremonies. ...
... The following are the magazine's top 10 choices for gnawa music: (1) Majid Bekkas: "Makenba"; (2 ... ) Maâllem Mokhtar Gania: "Gnawa Sufi Trance: Music of Morocco"; (3) Gnawa Diffusion: "Souk System"; (4 ... ) Hassan Hakmoun: "Trance"; (5) Simo Lagnawi: "Gnawa London"; (6) Aziz WSahmaoui & University of ...
... Broughton reviews a recording, with accompanying DVD, of Gnawa music from Morocco. ...
... An album from the London-based gimbri master and Gnawa evangelist is reviewed. ...
... and ancestral spiritual guidance by the Altaf Gnawa Group is reviewed (ARC Music). ... A recording of Moroccan music used to invoke trances and accompany ecstatic dancing for healing ...
... The recording "Kindred Spirits Vol. 1," from saxophonist Archie Shepp and his quartet and Dar Gnawa, is reviewed (Archieball). ...
... Renton reviews a recording by Senegalese vocalist/guitarist Amadou Diagne, and another by Moroccan gnawa master Simo Lagnawi. ...
... The Gnawa & World Music Festival in Essaouira, Morocco, to be held June 21-25, 2012, is ... Gnawa ritual music. The music shares its roots with American blues as the people were brought to Morocco as slaves from sub-Saharan Africa. ...
... Morocco, where the Gnawa and World Music Festival is held. ...
... The Gnawa of Morocco are famed for their deep, soulful music and their healing and trance powers ... Marrakech and the Gnawa world as one of the true masters, who "has" the spirits. With the low notes ... of his three stringed gimbri, he guides the way for the devotees, who are almost all women. A Gnawa ...
... Hasna El Becharia's Gnawa music album is reviewed. ...
... A live recording featuring composer/pianist Randy Weston's African Rhythms Quintet and the Master Gnawa Musicians of Morocco is reviewed (Sunnyside). ...
... Morgan reviews a recording of jazz and Gnawa music. ...
"Songlines" Music Travel
Songlines (2016) , No. 117, pp. 20
... The following dedicated trips for music lovers worldwide are discussed: (1) Morocco: Essaouira ... Gnawa Festival, May 11-16, 2016; and (2) Malaysia: Sarawak Rainforest Festival, July 31-August 9, 2016. ...
... The Mondomix DVD release of "Wijdan - The Mystery of Gnawa Trance Music," directed by John Allen ... , is reviewed. The documentary focuses on the collaboration between Sibiri Samaké and Ibrahim El Belkani, a Gnawa guimbri player. ...
... A recording from the Gnawa singer and sintir lutist is reviewed (Healing Records). ...