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Bayelsa’s Jazz festival returns for a second time

27 October 2014, 15:38

Lagos - The second edition of the Bayelsa International Jazz Festival will hold from December 12 to 13 at the  Gabriel Okara Cultural Centre, Yenagoa, reports The Nation.

The maiden edition of the show featured  South African jazz maestro Hugh Masekela and Nigeria’s Femi Kuti.

This year  organisers  have said that this year will be a  star-studded show that will feature Grammy award-winning jazz impresario, Earl Klum.

Also read:Abyssinian Jazz Vespers headline Lagos Jazz Series

 Director General of the BSTDA, Ebizi Ndiomu Brown, stated that this year’s edition of the jazz fiesta will also offer music training to young indigenes of the state.

She said the training will be conducted by professors from Trinity College of Music, the Alma mater of late Afrobeat precursor, Fela Anikulapo Kuti.

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