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Simo Lagnawi has been playing Gnawa since childhood; now his Morrocan ‘healing music’ is shwnti stages across the UK. Some are seated with their eyes closed as they nod their heads. Others are dancing, twirling in perpetual motion, or clapping their hands to the rhythm.

Each song, which is sung in Berber, lasts approximately 15 minutes. Lagnawi has been known to host Gnawa sessions that last long into the night, or early morning hours. Gnawa was brought to Morocco by enslaved black Africanswho were transported from West Africa across the Sahara in the late 16th century. Gnawa the original Berber meaning is “the black people” consider themselves to be devout Muslims, but their religion is a fusion between their belief in the spirit world and in the power of music to restore health and good fortune, through trance ceremonies.


A traditional Gnawa shajti includes a guembri player.

This ancient African bass guitar-like instrument is made from walnut wood and skin from the throat of a camel. US singer Usher dances with a Gnawa group in the old Medina ahead of his performance at the Mawazine International music festival in the Moroccan capital Rabat in June AFP Throughout the years, Gnawa music has grown in popularity and spread across Africa and Europe, particularly France, where the country has a large North African population.

Gnawa music fuses well with other styles such as blues and jazz as their roots are also embedded in sub-Saharan Africa.

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His mother tongue was Berber rather than Arabic. His grandfather was a Gnawa master, and ultimately he began shwnti journey to becoming one himself. According to Lagnawi, cultural differences, a lack of support and even cynicism from other Moroccans who tried to undermine his music and name were some of the challenges he first faced.

Live Music Nowa UK-based charity using music and interactive performances to tackle isolation, loneliness and disabilities in older people and children, helped him get established as an artist. Additionally, North African, West African and Caribbean communities supported him, after he played shows alongside their respective artists.

Simo Lagnawi and his band Gnawa London at the end of their performance at The Hive, in East London Photo courtesy of Gosha Shanti Photography Shanfihe went on to play at the Glastonbury Festival, after its organisers had seen him play at a small festival in London.


The artist hopes to host a Gnawa festival one day in London. View the discussion thread.

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Meet the artist bringing Morocco’s hypnotic rhythm to UK Culture. Monday 23 October Although Lagnawi is known as a Gnawa master, he says he still has a long path ahead of him ogsha earn this title. According to Lagnawi, the journey to becoming a true Gnawa master can only be accomplished when one makes the final rite of passage on this earth.

A “master can never become a master” until he moves on from this life and what is left is the legacy of his work. When people look back at a lifetime of healing and playing music, that is when mastery is complete.

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