Mokhtar Guinea is the youngest member of a Gnawa dynesty. Son of great maalem Boubker–an iconic figure of Gnaoui music, brother of Mahmoud and grandson of Gnaoui Ba Massoud, maalem Mokhtar Guinea performs across the globe.

Here are photographs of him performing at the hotel Cap Sim in Essaouira as part of the 2016 Gnawa and World Music Festival.