Jazz Events

Jazz music events in Kenya

AfroSynthesis; July 28 – 29
July 28, 2018
The AfroSynthesis Experience is a musical celebration of modern Afro-Urban culture, a Jazz party that presents music around an ecosystem embodying icons of our own mixed urban culture such as Kenyan cuisine and dining, Matatu culture, Benga, Sheng’, Afro-Jazz, dreadlocks and natural hair, abstract art, Nairobi night life among others! The event will also serve...
Thursday Nite Live with Eddie Grey; August 2
August 2, 2018
Thursday Nite Live is a weekly music extravaganza. This week it will feature Kenya’s finest Jazz guitarist Eddie Grey. Details Location: J’s Fresh Bar Time: 8pm-11pm Date: August 2 Artist Profile In a bid to find his own voice in an already saturated industry, he leaned more towards harmonically rich arrangements laid under folk melodies...
Safaricom Jazz Festival with Marcus Miller; February 11-17th 2019
February 11, 2019
Grammy award winner Marcus Miller is the headline artist for the Safaricom Jazz Festival that is slated for 11th-17th February 2019. Other artists performing at the festival include Toine Thys featuring Herve Samb (Belgium), Jazzrausch Bigband (Germany), Omni Mor Trio (Israel), Vivian (Portugal) and Yazmin Lacey (UK). Kenya will be represented by Kato Change, Ghetto...
Safaricom Jazz Lounge with Dianne Reeves and Marcus Miller; October 18-20
October 18, 2018
Globally acclaimed American Jazz Performers Dianne Reeves and Marcus Miller will headline the Safaricom Jazz Lounge on 18th to 20th October 2018. The event will mark the beginning of the 2018/2019 Season of Safaricom Jazz. Reeves, the pre-eminent jazz vocalist in the world, received the Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Performance for three consecutive recordings...