Behold music lovers the event that we eagerly await from year to year is finally here.
This year CNL Music is the media sponsor for the event and it has an exclusive coverage for the entire event so be sure not to miss it.
Cairo Jazz Festival is going to be held in The American University in Cairo New Campus from 11-14 October.
Incredible bands from all over the world guarantee a musical spectacle so let’s check the lineup:
Okabe Family – Japan
Traditional acoustic jazz quartet band formed in 2009 in the Netherlands.
Lynn Adib Quartet – Syria
Paris based artist Adib was born in Damascus, Syria and discovered her love for singing at the age of 6.
Currently, she’s preparing for the release of her first album while performing live shows.
Váczi Eszter & Quartet – Hungary
Formed in 2002 creating their unique style of music ever since releasing 4 Albums and 1 Compilation album.
Aki Rissanen Trio – Finland
The band was formed by Aki Rissanen in 2016 and it mainly plays Rissanen’s compositions.
He has released two albums (Another North) 2017 and (AMORANDOM) 2016.
Dan Barta & Robert Balzar trio – Czech
Vocalist Dan Barta collaborated with Robert Balzar trio in 2010 to create the highly acclaimed album (Theyories).
But before that, they were performing live together for more than ten years.
Jazz Connection Band – Switzerland
Formed more than 28 years ago the band performed in many major festivals and toured the world.
They also released 6 albums and one single.
Rita Maria & Filipe Raposo – Portugal
Piano jazz performance expert Raposo and Maria, who started jazz studies when she was 14 are going to be performing their original compositions this year.
Klein – Luxembourg
Jerome Klein has 13 albums were he collaborated with many artists and in some of those Klein plays the role of a sideman.
Boghdady Big Band – Egypt
Formed by Magdy Boghdady and they will be playing Egyptian and American tunes from 1920, the 30s, 40s.
Eva Klesse Quartet – Germany
Formed in 2013 and in 2015 the band was awarded “newcomer of the year” in the German music festival.
David Helbock Random/Control – Austria
The receiver of “outstanding artist award” in 2011 amongst many accomplishments, piano player David Helbock sure made a name for himself.
Kaleidoscope String Quartet – Switzerland
Formed in 2009 and the winner of ZKB Jazz Award 2012.
Karnas Formula – Poland
Grzegorz Karnas has worked with Poland’s jazz legends and he was awarded the Grand Prix of jazz vocal competition in 2007.
So make sure to grab your ticket for this exciting event right now.