Gyedu Blay Ambolley, one of Ghana’s most well-known musicians, will play on Sunday, April 30 at the Kingdom Gardens in Ashyie-Regimanuel Kantamanto Estate in Accra, alongside Pat Thomas, Steve Bedi, Miatta Fahnbulleh, and a host of other artists.
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The “Jazz At The Park” celebration is one of the events planned to mark the 2023 International Jazz Day.
A worldwide festival of jazz music is conducted every year on April 30 and was declared International Jazz Day by UNESCO’s General Conference in 2011.
It aims to increase awareness of jazz’s potential as a teaching tool and as a catalyst for innovation, conversation, and cross-cultural engagement.
The concert, which is being put on by Dream Child Foundation in association with Virtual Hub and with funding from MUSIGA and UNESCO, is expected to excite jazz fans in Accra with original works from each of the performers scheduled to perform.
As part of the occasion, cutting-edge musical equipment for outdoor events including musical concerts and church crusades is being officially unveiled by the outdoor Virtual Hub.
The performers will present traditional jazz that has been skillfully infused with African rhythms and contemporary sounds, including highlife and afrobeat, among others, during the Jazz Day program.
Many fans of highlife music are anticipated to attend the event, which begins at 8 pm and runs until late at night.
Gyedu Blay Ambolley will give the music enthusiasts to an outstanding live musical performance. His live musical performances have captured the hearts of many music lovers in Ghana and abroad.
He will play some of his best-known songs, including “Simigwa Do,” “Adwoa Amissah,” and “Akoko Ba.”
“Jazz music fans can prepare for an amazing evening filled with surprises. The organizers promised an evening filled with exhilarating acts.