Avant-jazz an Egyptian tradition? It is now.
In Cairo as well, a conservative regime almost guarantees a thriving underground. Nadah El Shazly has by now become one of the pioneers of that parallel universe of creativity. She once started out as a punk singer, but her Ahwar (Nawa Recordings) album is avant-jazz from traditional Egyptian music, while her voice sometimes reminds us of Nico and sometimes of Björk. For the first time, she and her unique formula will be with her band on a Belgian stage.
As part of TASHWEESH, a 10-day multidisciplinary festival about feminism in the Middle-East, North Africa and Europe. w/ Goethe-Institut Brüssel