Wednesday, 29 January 2014
Get Ready For Safaricom's Jazz Festival This Love Month!
The premier event dubbed “Safaricom international Jazz Festival” will feature international and local artists.
The week long concerts will end with a family extravaganza at the Ngong Racecourse.
Bob Collymore, Safaricom CEO said, “Safaricom is committed to making the arts industry in Kenya more inclusive and accessible to all by providing a platform for different music genres including Jazz.”
The Safaricom Jazz festival will ride on the success of Safaricom Kenya Classical Fusion and the Niko Na Safaricom Live concerts.
From its origin in New Orleans, Jazz has traversed continents and has drawn from different national and regional cultures to give rise to many distinctive styles. The Festival will be an exciting one week multi-venue music and cultural festival, showcasing the best in emerging and acclaimed talent from Africa and beyond.
The aim is to bring the first of a kind Jazz Festival in Kenya at an affordable cost that will give Kenyans from all walks of life an opportunity to sample timeless music that is jazz.