Art Alert: Ahmed Nazmi quartet performs at El Sawy Culturewheel

Ahram Online , Thursday 5 Feb 2015

Bassist Ahmed Nazmi and his recent formation will perform at El-Sawy Culturewheel on Sunday 8 February

Ahmed Nazmi
Photo courtesy of Ahmed Nazmi's facebook page.

Egypt's renowned bassist Ahmed Nazmi will take to the stage with Rami Attalla, Letty El Naggar and Muhammad Raafat for a full set on Sunday 8 February at El-Sawy Culturewheel Wisdom Hall. 

Nazmi is known to fuse jazz and oriental tunes to produce bass-heavy musical arrangements. The quartet includes bass guitar, drums, piano and a saxophone.

Throughout his career, Nazmi has collaborated with a number of notable regional musicians including Ziad Rahbani, Yehia Khalil, Fathy Salama, Mohamed Mounir as well as Ghalia Ben Ali. In 2012, he released his first album "Ethbat Hala" (Confirming a State of Mind) .

Sunday's concert will be followed by a performance by Hawidro, an eight-man ensemble whose music find inspiration in African beats. 

Programme
Sunday 8 February, 7.30pm
Wisdom Hall, El-Sawy Culturewheel 
26 July Street, under 15 May bridge, Zamalek, Cairo

 

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