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Though his nationality and previous controversies can overshadow his music, Safadi offers an entertaining mix of Arab rock with different themes.
The idea behind El Fusion is to bring together bands from different nationalities that play different types of music, resulting in four nights of mixed musical performances.
Ribab Fusion’s goal is to shed light on the Ribab as a traditional Moroccan musical instrument and to restore its importance in the musical scene
“I would describe our music as indie pop. It is made to be accessible, both in terms of music and substance, to all demographics and to make people have fun,” Jamal said.
Their set was very well received by the crowd at Cairo Jazz, who may have gotten a little bit too rowdy towards the end, staying true to punk standards. The band sounded great but some of the subtleties of their music got lost in the venue’s acoustics and sometimes instrument separation was a lost cause.
After all, the point of doing this is to be heard, not to be popular, so a record is important. Tuesday marks the beginning of a new place in my musical career.
My fears calmed when I heard the practice tunes coming from the stage and the beautiful sound of visiting artist, Eve Fleishman’s smoky voice singing Jazz.
By Maha ElNabawi Midway through Italian DJ Marco Passarani’s performance this past Thursday at the Cairo Jazz Club, two things became instantly apparent about the local dance music scene. Firstly, and sadly, there is no legitimate dance music scene in Egypt. The eager party-goers filling up the club were mostly in attendance as a result of …