Edward Parseen & the Different Faces Band will once again grace the Safaricom Jazz Festival stage this year! Edward Parseen is a Music Performance Graduate from Kenyatta University, and plays the tenor saxophone, trumpet and vocals. He has graced various international jazz festivals such as The Royal Carre in Amsterdam (2009), Daughters of Africa tour (2009), Donors Dinner Concert; Utrecht Netherlands (2009), and local festivals such as Jazz under the Stars (2013/2014), and the Samosa Festival (2013/2014). Parseen has also performed as a session musician for theatre productions including The Phantom of the Opera, Fiddler on the Roof and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat.
The other band members include Moses Njoroge, a classically trained pianist, producer and resident keyboardist for Coke Studio Africa, Isaac Kimetto on bass and Shabaan Musyoka on drums.