George Kazazian to perform at El Sawy Culturewheel

Ahram Online, Thursday 16 Feb 2012

Georges Kazazian, oud player and composer, to perform next Saturday 18 February at El Sawy Culturewheel


Georges Kazazian, Cairo-born composer and oud player of Armenian decent, to perform at the Culturewheel on Saturday 18 Feburary.

Kazazian has performed at some of the most prestigious festivals around the world and has composed several tracks for films, such as Hunger by Ali Badrakhan, Kaher El-Zaman by Kamal El Sheikh and Wife of an Important Man by Mohamed Khan. His music is worldly, yet with an oriental feel. Kazazian describes his music as "Egyptian Jazz."

His albums include Sabil (1991), Sagate (1997), Sajaya (1997), Nil Sangit (1999), Sawt "al Ganûb" (1999), Monaga (2001), Azraq (2002), Dayra Jazz (2002), Neel Dhun (2008) and Zafir (2008).

Saturday, 18 February, 8:00pm
El Sawy Culturewheel
Zamalek, under the 15 May Bridge on 26 of July Street

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