Dubbed the Safaricom Jazz Night, the series of concerts starting this July, are intended to give Kenyan jazz musicians a platform to showcase their talent.
The concerts will precede the Safaricom Jazz Lounge, which is one of a series of events that lead up to the annual Safaricom International Jazz Festival.
According to the-star, August’s edition of the jazz lounge will be headlined by Grammy-nominated South African jazz maestro Hugh Masekela.
Three bands selected from a round of competitive auditions will perform at the inaugural Jazz Night scheduled for July 28 at the Nairobi’s Intercontinental Hotel.
They are the Nairobi Horns Project, Mwai and The Truth and Shamsi Music.