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Dave Brubeck Quartet and Bill Smith at the Earshot Jazz Festival

From sacred to secular, Morocco celebrates three major music Festivals over a four-week period straddling May and June.

The eldest, the Fez Festival of World Sacred Music, commences in the imperial city with the oldest, largest medina (or old city) in the Arab world, dating back to the year 808 A.D. For 10 days each June, the Fez Festival unites many of the world’s sacred music traditions, from Sufi, Islamic and Sephardic to medieval Christian expressions and African-American gospel.

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