Cairo Jazz Festival
Brazilian band Olodum sings about ancient Egypt, its Pharaohs, in Cairo on November 5
For a long time, the iconic picture of Louis Armstrong playing the trumpet at the Pyramids in 1961 was “jazz” for Egyptians. During a time of political doubts, jazz probably did not meet the best reception, unlike today.
In its 13th edition, the festival will honor numerous musical icons.
Egyptian musician Hisham Kharma will perform a concert on July 17 at Cairo Opera House.
The Cairo Jazz Festival launched its 10th edition during a press conference held on Wednesday at the InterContinental Cairo Semiramis.
Egyptian musician Hisham Kharma will play a live concert in Cairo Jazz Festival opening ceremony on Thursday, October 11 at the American University in Cairo.
Cairo Steps, the German- Egyptian ensemble, will feature in Cairo Jazz Festival's closing on Oct. 14 in the American University in Cairo.
Cairo Jazz Festival kicked off its 9th edition on September 28 to September 30 featuring local and international artists breaking cultural barrier.
“Jazzinio”, an affiliate of Band Makers School of Jazz for Kids, staged the Cairo Jazz Festival for the first time on Friday at the American University in Cairo
Andras Tis Trio will perform live at Room Art Space & Café, Sept. 29 .