Sunday, 27 September 2009
JAZZ MAESTRO FOR KIBERA CHARITY
International jazz musician and composer Nils Landgren, together with his band, “The Nils Landgren Funk Unit”, performed live in Nairobi for a charity concert in the newly refurbished Louis Leakey Auditorium at the National Museum of Kenya, on September 22.
Nils has produced over 20 albums and has participated in over 500 recordings. Since 1992, he has been playing with his band, The Nils Landgren Funk Unit. He has worked musical legends such as ABBA, Wyclef Jean, and several others.
Tickets for the show are on sale for Sh700 advance and Sh1000 at the gate. Proceeds from the concert will go to the medical work of aid organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Kibera.
In addition to this charity concert in Nairobi, The Nils Landgren Funk Unit Band pledged a portion of their upcoming album sales and revenue from their worldwide tour to MSF projects in Kibera.
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