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The 8th edition of Cairo Jazz Festival opened its doors for music lovers to explore jazz like they never knew before
His breakthrough came in 1950 when he toured Europe with Benny Goodman. Belgian harmonica player Toots Thielemans also played with Miles Davis and Ella Fitzgerald. He passed away in Brussels.
The 6th edition of the festival hosts live and ‘beyond stage’ performances from local and international acts as well as workshops and masterclasses at multiple venues including the Cairo Jazz Club and El-Geneina theatre in Al-Azhar park
The idea behind El Fusion is to bring together bands from different nationalities that play different types of music, resulting in four nights of mixed musical performances.
Nazmi has been known as the jazz bassist with the spot-on funky grooves
The band’s anniversary show promises many surprises, including backing vocalists, a string quartet and professional jazz dancers
Harfoush founded The Jazz Society along with Amr Falah, Director of the Cairo Jazz Festival, back in March 2009. The duo began piquing interest in jazz music with basic workshops, lectures and screenings.