Legendary Reggae artiste Maxi Priest is in town ahead of Saturday’s mega 9th Annual Nile Gold Jazz & Soul Safari concert slated to take place at the Lugongo Cricket Oval. The famous Jazz artiste arrived at Entebbe International Airport on Wednesday night and will be performing this Saturday October 8 – Independence Day eve.
He will be performing alongside Saxophonist Jackiem Joyner a.k.a Lil man Soul who is an established contemporary jazz artist. Trumpeter Lin Rountree a.k.a The Soul-Trumpeter will also perform with his instrumental soul-jazz.
According to sources in the entertainment circles local talent will this time around be given a chance to showcase their talent and share the stage with internationally recognized stars.
According to Tshaka “Roots” Mayanja, founder and CEO of Jazz Safari, this year’s edition will be all about Jazz-Funk and Lovers Rock, “Each year, our priority is to create artistic experiences that are representative of the diverse nature of the genre, creating new layers of the jazz landscape,” he said, adding that domes are to be erected on the turf to replicate the indoor feel of Serena “to maintain our usual class and hospitality for all the fans”.