The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra will be performing at The Swiss Restaurant & Pub in Tacoma WA on Sunday July 29th. I'll be joined by Holmberg Max on drums and we'll be featuring special guest, Osama Afifi on bass. We'll also be featuring several students from The Weekly Jazz Workshop, which is our Tuesday evening class held at Ted Brown Music in Tacoma. 5pm, all ages welcome, no cover charge. Reservations are highly recommended and can be made by calling: 253-527-2821
More about our guest artist:
Osama Afifi has been a professional bassist since 1983. He has recorded and performed live with many artists such as U.S. and Canadian tours with Yanni during the "Reflections of Passion", "Revolution in Sound", and "Dare to Dream" concert tours; a European and Canadian tour with French artist Vanessa Paradis; and a TV show on VH1 called Storytellers with The Doors. He worked with jazz vocalists Kurt Elling and Nnenna Freelon, The 5th Dimension, The Cadillacs, jazz saxophonist Gary Herbig, singer Debbie Boone, keyboardist Kei Akagi, Doors drummer John Densmore, Brazilian style guitar duo Hugo Jojo, and jazz trumpeter Tony Guerrero.
Thank you to our sponsors for supporting our season: KNKX Public Radio, Ted Brown Music, Titus-Will Cars, Edward Jones Financial Advisor: Rick Gray CFP.