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Asia Madani and Ahmed Omar Set to Shake Things Up at Cairo Jazz Club with Their Afro Inspired Sounds

Sudanese vocalist and percussionist Asia Madani shares the bill with Eritrean Egyptian artist Ahmed Omar on Tuesday the 10th of this month.

Sudanese vocalist and percussionist Asia Madani has been living in Egypt since the turn of the millennium, when she moved here to pursue her musical career and never looked back. Her music is rooted in Sudanese folklore, where she showcases the traditional sounds of her home country, incorporating modern and traditional instruments, vocals, and dancing. Part of The Nile Project (a cross cultural musical project bridging gaps between Nile basin countries), Madani has been exposed to multitudes of different styles from different African cultural backgrounds. She played some of our country's biggest festivals and venues like Oshtoora, 3al Ganoob, Room Art Space, the Cairo Opera House, The Citadel Festival, and several others. On the 10th of this January, Madani will be performing at the Cairo Jazz Club alongside Eritrean-Egyptian artist, Ahmed Omar.Omar plays bass for several Egyptian bands like Wust El Balad, Senet, and El Dor El Awal - he even plays bass for Madani sometimes, as she records percussion for him. His solo performance is rooted in his multi-ethnic background, where he fuses different African sounds and you can be sure the quality of his sound is incomparable. 

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Main image by Habi Girgis.


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