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This year marks the 5th aniversary of the Safaricom Jazz Lounge and what better way to celebrate this than a concert to commemorate our love for Jazz. Featuring renowned performers such as Alune Wade (from Senegal), Kavita Shah (from US), The Limericks (Kenya) and Mambo Tribe (Kenya) you can be sure you’ll have an amazing experience.

Music lovers can expect to enjoy a selection of pure jazz as well as a mix of jazz fusions with influences from around the world.

All proceeds from the event will go towards supporting the Ghetto Classics, a non-profit programme that teaches music skills to the youth from underprivileged backgrounds. To date we have successfully raised over 19million towards this programme to uplift the lives of many youth by way of providing musical instruments, classes, and much more

Main act

Alune Wade

Born in 1978 in Dakar, Senegal, Alune Wade grew up surrounded by music. His father was a leader of a local symphonic orchestra, so Alune developed a natural gift for music at the young age of six.At just 13, the bass became his chosen instrument. Though his mother objected, wanting her son to...

supporting acts

The Limericks Band

The making of the band Limericks has been an interesting journey that took off a decade ago in October of 2007. Ken met up with fresh-from-Madagascar Fafa and over the coming years, they went on to perfect their sound with the inclusion of Danz on bass, Richie the drummer and finally with Brian c...

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The Mambo Tribe

The Mambo Tribe is a band made up of multi-cultural musicians hailing from different parts of Kenya on the local scene and musicians of different nationalities on the international scene. The band can be described more as a cultural safari ensemble due to the nature it takes based on location...

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Kavita Shah

A “breathtakingly beautiful” new voice in contemporary music (Downbeat Magazine), vocalist/composer Kavita Shah has been praised by NPR for her “amazing dexterity for musical languages.” Ms. Shah grew up in Manhattan, studying classical piano from age 5 and performing regularly at Carnegie Ha...

event details

Date: November 4th 2017

Venue: Uhuru Gardens

Entry Charges: Ksh. 2000 for adults and Ksh. 500 for students (proof of ID must be provided)

Tickets: Available at select Safaricom shops, Michael Joseph Centre and via m-ticketing by dialing 1511

 

Gates open at 6PM show starts at 8PM

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