The Live in Accra Jazz Festival featuring an array of local and foreign artistes, will take off on Friday, April 24, at the +233 Jazz Bar and Grill with a performance by Freshly Ground, a group of musicians from Mozambique, Zimbabwe and South Africa.
Ghanaian jazz musician, Big Wellington, together with the Maher Beauroy Trio from Martinique / USA, will mount the stage at the Alliance Française on Saturday, April 25, while the 251 Jazz Band from Accra also entertains fans at the Alliance Française on Sunday, April 26.
Drummer, Frank Kissi, pianist, Victor Dey, and the Electric Band will storm +233 on Tuesday, April 28. American composer, guitarist and music professor, Colter Harper alongside United States- based Ghanaian musician, Alidu Mohammed and the Bizung Band will perform at the same venue on Thursday, April 30.
The Alliance Française will host a special International Jazz Day performance with the Ghanaian jazz musician, Ruzika Okera, on Thursday, April 30. Kwabena Kwabena together with Becca will rock +233 Jazz Bar & Grill on Friday, May 1.
Highlife greats, Pat Thomas and Ebo Taylor, will close the festival with a concert at the Alliance Française on Saturday, May 2. A number of workshops, seminars and lectures form an integral part of the festival.
Institut Français (Ghana), Alliance Française, ATW, Jazz Ouaga, Ashesi University, +233 Jazz Bar & Grill, Goethe-Institut and Okera Inn are supporting the 2015 Live in Accra Jazz Festival.