The Safaricom Jazz Lounge will host two-time Grammy Nominee, South African jazz phenomenon Hugh Masekela at the Safaricom Jazz Lounge.Opening for him will be two of the most prolific bands on Kenya’s jazz scene: Nairobi Horns Project and Mwai & The Truth.

This edition’s theme is Music That Moves, a nod to the performances that positively impact the lives of over 650 youth each week through Ghetto Classics.

Main act

Hugh Masekela

South African Grammy Nominee Hugh Masekela began singing and playing the piano and the trumpet at 14. He has an extensive jazz background and credentials, but has enjoyed major success as one of the earliest leaders in the world fusion mode.During the early '60s, his career exploded. He recorde...

supporting acts

Nairobi Horns Project

The Nairobi Horns Project (NHP) is a music collective that brings together musicians bonded by their love for new music and commitment to building a sound around horns in African and contemporary music. Led by The Horns – MacKinlay Mutsembi, Rabai Mokua and Victor Kanama – their sound is influenced...

event details

Date: 12th August, 2016

Venue: Uhuru Gardens

Entry Charges: Ksh. 2000 for adults and Ksh. 500 for students.

Tickets: available at Safaricom shops and on m-ticketing by dialing 1511.

Gates Open: 6 pm.

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