Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz, Morocco (1972 – present)
Jil Jilala (جيل جيلالة) is a Moroccan musical group which rose to prominence in the 70s among the movement created by Nass El Ghiwane.
Contrary to Nass El Ghiware, who were primarily influenced by Gnawa, Jil Jilala took their inspiration from other forms of traditional Moroccan music like the ''Malhun'', sung in a classical and old form of Moroccan Arabic, or the spiritual music of Jilala a traditional sufi brotherhood. The goal of these groups was the rejuvenation of traditional… read more
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