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Art Alert: The Swiss Yves Theiler jazz trio to tour in Egypt

This will be the first time for the Yves Theiler Jazz Trio to perform in Egypt

Ahram Online , Wednesday 23 Mar 2016
Yves Theiler Jazz Trio
Yves Theiler Jazz Trio (Photo: from the trio's promotional material)
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Between 25 March and 1 April, the Swiss Yves Theiler Jazz Trio will give several workshops followed by performances in Cairo and Alexandria. Their Egypt tour is dubbed Dance in a Triangle.

The trio's lineup includes pianist Yves Theiler who is also the band's founder and leader, bassist Luca Sisera and Lukas Mantel on drums.

According to the trio's published biographical notes, in their performances, the three musicians allow complex vibrating rhythms to come to life through the distinguished sound of ecstatic improvisations.

"Always daring and always surprising, Yves Theiler succeeds through his music to mesmerise, by bringing the flashes of unconventional and unique style, that make you sail away like a breeze of light air through winds of complex and intricate rhythmical ideas that melt elegantly into a divine musicality, that for sure will grasp your attention." 

The trio has been touring a lot, recently focusing mainly on Switzerland and Germany. This is their first visit to Egypt


25, 26 and 27 March
Workshops at the Arab Oud House
Beit El Harawi, Mohamed Abdou St, Al Azhar, Old Cairo, Cairo

Sunday 27 March, 11pm
Cairo Jazz Club
197, 26th of July Corridor, Agouza, Cairo

Saturday 26 March, 8pm
Darb 1718
Kasr El Sham3 Street, Al Fakhareen, Cairo

Tuesday 29 March, 8pm
El Gomhouria Theatre
12 El-Gomhoreya street, Abdeen, Cairo

Friday 1 April, 7pm
Bibliotheca Alexandrina, small hall

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