The 12th edition of the Jazzablanca was launched Saturday in Casablanca in the presence of hundreds of festival-goers. For its first evening, the festival hosted LP, revelation of the summer with her title Lost On You, on the Anfa stage, at the racecourse of Casablanca.
Sunday 9, Pink Martini ignited the audience. Pink Martini’s twelve members were invited to a unique journey through languages, inspired by French music hall, Cuban music and American jazz/
Monday 10, Christian Scott,33, represented the new generation of trumpeter. The Two-time Edison Award-winning, and Grammy nominated drew inspiration from jazz of the 1960s to deliver a subtle and captivating performance.
The third evening was also the occasion to discover more intimate formations including Faty.S Project. An artist from Morocco who mixes rock, funk, reggae, samba, pop, blues, oriental or even hindi.
Yesterday’s evening saw two exceptional performances. English actor and singer Murray Head, most recognized for his international hit song “superstar” at Anfa stage, the racecourse of Casablanca.
Another fresh performance took place at the village last night. Singer song-writer Meryem Aboulouafa, 29, native of Casablanca, has been actively involved in the Moroccan music scene recently, and initiated diverse artistic collaborations. It is said that she draws inspiration from the different encounters she makes.