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Jazz concert launched in Accra
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Jazz concert launched in Accra

Wed, 22 Jun 2011 Source: GNA

Accra, June 22, GNA - A musical concert, dubbed: "New Musical Express", to introduce Jazz music into the Ghanaian music industry has been launched in Accra, on Wednesday.

Mr Amand Alan, Organiser of the event, said the purpose was to promote jazz music for music lovers in the country.

He said the concert would feature both local and international music icons. The occasion would also be used to pay tributes to global music legends.

He said the first edition is slated for Friday, 24 June, and expressed the hope that it would increase Ghanaians interest in Jazz music. He called for stakeholders support in the continuous promotion of Jazz music in the country.

Mr Abraham Davis, Jazz musician, said the event would also be used to unearth young talents interested in jazz music.

"It would be an exciting experience performing with Ghanaian musicians and expressed the hope that the impact of the concert and jazz music would be appreciated by all".

He urged musician to put up live performances because it promotes the artists in their professional career.

The event will be held every six weeks.

Source: GNA