NEW ALBUM from Howe Records: The Road to Jajouka by The Master Musicians Of Jajouka

8.13.13 – "The music of Jajouka is trance music, ecstatic music, a music narcotic. From its source—a particular village in the southern Rif mountains of Morocco—this magical music has migrated around the world, moving like clouds, like water, like smoke-flowing through the collective consciousness of its appreciators," ...Read More

The Master Musicians of Jajouka led by Bachir Attar, with special guests Billy Martin, Marc Ribot, DJ Logic and Shazad Ismaily at Bonaroo Music and Arts Festival June 2014

2.19.14 – The Master Musicians of Jajouka led by Bachir Attar, will be joined by special guests Billy Martin, Marc Ribot, DJ Logic and Shazad Ismaily at Bonaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester Tennessee June 12-15. ...Read More

The Master Musicians of Jajouka led by Bachir Attar with special guest Bill Laswell

3.26.14 – The Master Musicians of Jajouka led by Bachir Attar with special guest Bill Laswell will perform May 17 and 18, 2014 in Jajouka, Morocco...Read More

Anthony Bourdain

5.13.13 – Anthony Bourdain's "Parts Unknown" airs on CNN and highlights Tangier, Paul Bowles and a visit to Jajouka with Bachir Attar and The Master Musicians of Jajouka for dinner by the celebrity chef ...Read More

Know This: Bachir Attar and The Master Musicians of Jajouka condemn something known as 'Brian Jones Festival' in or near Jajouka

4.26.13 – Bachir Attar and the Master Musicians of Jajouka are in no way associated or related to a festival held in Jajouka and known as the 'Brian Jones Festival.' This festival is in no way authentic and put on by an illegitimate and fake group of folks using and abusing the Jajouka name ...Read More

Bachir Attar and the Master Musicians of Jajouka perform at 'Colloque à Tanger', April 6, 2013

3.05.13 – Bachir Attar and The Master Musicians of Jajouka are scheduled to perform in Tangier alongside other musicians at a festival entitled 'Colloque à Tanger'. ...Read More

Anthony Bourdain visits Bachir Attar and the Master Musicians of Jajouka in Jajouka for his CNN tv show "Parts Unknown"

2.03.13 – Celebrity chef and renowned world traveler Anthony Bourdain visits Bachir Attar in Jajouka for his CNN tv series entitled "Parts Unknown" airing on CNN Spring, 2013. ...Read More

Billy Martin of Medeski, Martin & Wood discusses his project with Bachir Attar of Master Musicians of Jajouka

12.17.12 – Produced by Bachir Attar and the percussionist extraordinaire Billy Martin of Medeski, Martin & Wood, this project is bound to be a global jaugernaut with a combination of musical styles for everyone on the planet."...Read More

The Master Musicians of Jajouka co-headline 'Alchemy At Zahar Festival' in Morocco, April 19-21, 2013

11.21.12 –The Master Musicians of Jajouka led by Bachir Attar will play one set as headliners and another with Sonic Youth Guitarist Lee Ranaldo (the other headliner of the festival)...Read More

Bachir Attar of The Master Musicians of Jajouka to perform at the Whitney August 5, 2011 with Medeski, Scofield, Martin & Wood

7.26.11 –Bachir Attar of The Master Musicians of Jajouka will be performing at the Whitney Museum of American Art with Medeski, Scofield, Martin & Wood on August 5th, 2011 at 7:00 PM...Read More

Bchir Attat of The Master Musicians of Jajouka perform live in Germany

5.20.11 –Bachir Attar and The Master Musicians of Jajouka will be doing a mini-tour of Germany. Listed below are dates:

June 30, 2011 DE Cologne Stadtgarten
July 1, 2011 DE Rudolstadt Tanz & Folkfest
July 2, 2011 DE Berlin House of the World Cultures
July 3, 2011 DE Rudolstadt Tanz & Folkfest....Read More

The Master Musicians of Jajouka perform live May 13, 2011 at Festival Mata in Morocco

5.05.11 –It's with great honor that Bachir Attar and The Master Musicians of Jajouka will be performing at the annual Moussem of Moulay Abdeslam on May 13th, 2011....Read More

The Master Musicians of Jajouka perform live February 12, 2011 at Cinémathèque de Tanger in Tangier, Morocco

1.20.11 –Bachir Attar and The Master Musicians of Jajouka will be performing in honor of Brion Gysin's Dream Machine on Saturday, February 12, 2011 at Cinémathèque de Tanger in Tangier, Morocco.... Read More

The Master Musicians of Jajouka's The Source rated the #2 'Global' album of 2010 by The Wire

1.13.11 –The Master Musicians of Jajouka's album The Source was rated the #2 album of the year in the 'Global' category in the January 2011 (issue #323) of The Wire entitled "2010 Rewind".... Read More


Master Musicians of Jajouka led by Bachir Attar performed at the Consulat de France

10.27.10 –The French Consul General invited the Master Musicians of Jajouka led by Bachir Attar to perform at the Consulat de France during the five days of Paul Bowles Centennial events held in Tangier, Morocco, from October 27 to 31, 2010.... Read More


New Record! The Source available on CD and Vinyl

8.23.10 –Bachir Attar and The Master Musicians of Jajouka have a new album today entitled The Source. It is avaialble now through Amazon UKhere . The album was produed by Marc Hurtado and Bachir Attar, and released on Le Son Du Maquis<.... Read More




The Master Musicians of Jajouka perform with Ornette Coleman Quartet and James Blood Ulmer at The North Sea Jazz Festival 2010

4.29.10 –The Master Musicians of Jajouka perform with Ornette Coleman Quartet and James Blood Ulmer at The North Sea Jazz Festival 2010 Sunday, July 11, 2010 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.... Read More




The Master Musicians of Jajouka's Jajouka Live Vol. 1 rated the #1 'Global' album of 2009 by The Wire

1.13.10 –The Master Musicians of Jajouka's album Jajouka Live Vol. 1 was rated the #1 album of the year in the 'Global' category in the January 2010 (issue #311) of The Wire entitled "2009 Rewind".... Read More


Bachir Attar at the Release of The Hand of Fatima, Monday, November 16, 2009

11.16.09 – Bachir Attar was recently in New York to co-host a tribute to the writer Robert Palmer held at Le Poisson Rouge on November 16th, 2009. Co-hosted by Augusta Palmer and Anthony DeCurtis...Read More


Bachir Attar Live in Dún Laoghaire, Dublin, Ireland, Saturday, August 29, 2009

08.11.09 –Bachir Attar comes to Dún Laoghaire, Dublin, Ireland for a very special live solo appearance at the DLR Festival of World Cultures. The performance takes place at the Pavilion Theatre from 9:00pm - 10:30pm Saturday, August 29, 2009. Bachir will be performing individually and also alongside Sain Zahoor....Read More


Jajouka plays Live at Meltdown 2009 with Ornette Coleman

05.20.09 –Bachir Attar and the Master Musicians of Jajouka are pleased to announce that they will be performing with Ornette Coleman at the Southbank 2009 Meltdown Festival in London, England, June 13th through June 21st. As the musical "master of ceremony," Jajouka will be opening each night of music with a special half-hour performance on the Royal Festival Hall Level 2 Terrace... Read More


New Record! Jajouka Live Vol. 1

01.05.09 – The Master Musicians of Jajouka led by Bachir Attar are pleased to announce the release of their new record, Jajouka Live Vol. 1. Recorded at the Centro Cultural de Belém in Lisbon, Portugal on the final night of a week-long tribute to Paul Bowles, Live Vol. 1 is the debut release on Jajouka Records, owned and operated by Bachir Attar and the Master Musicians. Produced by Bachir Attar and… Read More


Jajouka Documentary: The Hand of Fatima

12.23.08 – Bachir Attar & The Master Musicians of Jajouka will appear in the eagerly awaited documentary film The Hand of Fatima, which travels from Mississippi to Morocco to examine the long friendship between the Master Musicians of Jajouka and legendary New York Times music critic… Read More


Summer Tour 2008

12.01.08 – The Master Musicians of Jajouka with Bachir Attar completed a highly acclaimed 2008 Summer Tour of Canada where they traveled coast to coast performing before crowds of thousands and were honored by receiving the “World Music Award” for their performance at… Read More