Photo: Fragment from promotional media (official event page)
CAIRO – 13 September 2017: 3elbt Alwan will host a jazz performance night with the Gypsy Jazz Project on September 15.
Dominating the jazz scene, the band is known for playing various types of tunes, including swing, waltz, and sometimes, quiet tranquil music.
The band consists of Andrew Guindi, Amr Soliman, Michael Adel, Amir Latif, Ashraf Rezk, Andrew Safwat, and Monica Roshdy.
The Gypsy Jazz project performed many widely-attended concerts this year at several venues, including Room Space Art & Café, Bab 18 Art Space, Underground Cairo, and the Cairo Jazz Club.
The Gypsy Jazz Project is influenced by the music of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli, whose Gypsy Jazz tunes date back to before 1937. One of their biggest hits is “Minor Swing.”
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