Nairobi to tune up for International Jazz Day 2019: Celebrating African Jazz

Jazz Appreciation Month fondly known as J.A.M was officiated under the auspices of Smithsonian National Museum of American History in 2012 and is celebrated annually [Read More…]

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Jazz in Kenya: A beginner’s guide to artists you need to hear

Interesting jazz artists in Kenya who have stretched and personalized modern jazz conventions, dictating new terms without discarding the old.


Nairobi Pays tribute to Queen of Soul; Aretha Franklin

Last Saturday, Nairobians thronged the intimate Braeburn Theatre along Gitanga Road for a special kind of night. The event dubbed ‘Remembering Aretha’ brought together notable [Read More…]

Events Review

Musical Collaborations take over at the Safaricom International Jazz Day Celebrations 2018

I will say this with all honesty; there is nothing as beautiful as music crafted by musicians and the audience can resonate  and connect with. [Read More…]

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Rich sounds from Africa at the Safaricom International Jazz Day Celebrations 2018

If you know me personally, then you know that I absolutely love jazz. I am just from the 19th Cape Town Jazz Festival, and my [Read More…]

Jazz Spotlight

Kavutha Mwanzia Asiyo: I am a proud beneficiary of Safaricom Jazz Festival

Kavutha Mwanzia Asiyo Jazz in Kenya today reflects the culture of the beautiful people of Kenya. Just like any other medium of communication TV, radio, [Read More…]

Jazz Spotlight Review

Makuti Bar & Grill : Home to Kenyan Jazz Stars

Our little Kenyan ‘Birdland’ Haven: Makuti Bar & Grill at Intercontinental Hotel, Nairobi Whether you’re a long-time jazz enthusiast or a newbie to the Kenyan [Read More…]

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In Pictures: Celebrating our Kenyan Jazz cats

As April get underway, it goes without saying, Happy Jazz Appreciation Jazz Month to you! It is yet another year we take time to celebrate [Read More…]

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Savouring the Italian Jazz flavor: An evening with Giampaolo Nuti and Francesco D’Orazio

This was the precursor to the most anticipated jazz music event of the year, the Safaricom International Jazz festival. Slated to take the stage were [Read More…]