Tanjazz festival will be held between September 22 and 24 in Tangier, with the participation of several world-renowned artists.
Organized since its last edition by the Seven PM agency, Executive Producer of Jazzablanca, Casa Anfa Latina, and Village Casa Anfa, and supported by the BMCI Foundation, the official sponsor of the Festival since 2008, this year’s edition of Tanjazz promises a rich program, to take full advantage of the majestic Tangier.
Organizers affirmed in a communiqué that they aim to produce a festival rich in experience faithful to Tanjazz’s original character and DNA, adding that this 22nd edition will feature two days of festivities at the Palace of Italian Institutions, with 14 paid concerts, in addition to free concerts and brass bands, which the public will discover throughout the city for three days.
The communiqué also affirmed that Tanjazz promises memorable moments, notably with the return of the Palais’ large outdoor stage, the BMCI stage, as well as the programming of the “Jam Sessions,” stressing that these stages, cherished by festival-goers and musicians alike, will once again offer unforgettable moments of musical communion and celebration.
Audiences will be welcomed by masters of flamenco rumba, the legendary group The Gipsy Kings ft. Nicolas Reyes, and three prodigious and unique musicians on the international jazz scene, namely Omar Sosa (Cuba), Roberto Fonseca (Cuba), and Tigran Hamasyan (Armenia).
This edition will also see the participation of Italian soul singer Mario 2Biondi, young French pianist and boogie-woogie virtuoso Nirek Mokar, and New Orleans trumpeter James Andrews.
Swing, Jazz, Blues, Rock, Soul, and World Music, the rest of the festival’s program will unveil in September and reflect the festival’s commitment to offering loyal Tangiers’ citizens, festival-goers from all over Morocco, and the numerous foreigners who regularly attend Tanjazz, a festive edition, and an unparalleled musical voyage.