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Thursday, February 23, 2012



The Cairo International Jazz Festival is coming. It will take place in various venues across the city from 
March 15 to March 18, 2012

The artists that have so far confirmed their participation are:

Adam Miller Group (USA)
Ahmed Nazmi/Basel Rajjoub Group (Egypt/Syria)
Akram El Sharkawy Group (Egypt)
André Carvalho Quintet (Portugal)
Artvark Saxophone Quartet (Holland)
Eftekasat (Egypt)
El Dor El Awal (Egypt)
Elisabeth Lohninger (Austria)
Han Bennink "Guest of Honour" (Holland) with Amro Salah Trio (Egypt)
Kumi Adachi club PANGAEA (Japan)
Michelle Rounds (Australia)
Positive Energy (Egypt)
Rami Atalla Quintet (Egypt)

Will keep you posted once the concert schedule is finalized.

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