thomas-duncan

Project Coordinator

Joudour Sahara Music Program

Thomas is from Rockville, Maryland, and came to live in Morocco with the United States Peace Corps in 2013, working in the closest village to M’hamid, Tagounite. Thomas acts as Joudour Sahara’s Project Coordinator and also manages and produces the local band Daraa Tribes. Through a grant from the United States Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation, Thomas is helping lead efforts to document and record the musical heritage of various tribes in and around the region of M’hamid. Thomas speaks the local dialect of Moroccan Arabic (Darija).