Morocco's Majid Bekkas has announced a new album for January 2014. The master of gnawa music has released a number of highly-rated album for the IglooMondo label starting with "African Gnawa Blues" in 2001. This time, he is building on his experience working with jazz musicians to create an album that blends these two worlds. Guests on the album include Belgian sax player Manuel Hermia.
For a sample of the upcoming album, visit Music Wire.