All is now set for the third edition of the Lagos Jazz Series 2012 scheduled to take place between November 16 and 18 across different stages in Lagos. The Jazz series is the biggest Jazz music festival in Nigeria organised annually by the Lagos Jazz Series Group.
The third edition of the Lagos Jazz Series is billed to be a musical experience for not only jazz aficionados but also lovers of good music and the good life. The event will bring together the masters of Jazz, African Jazz and emerging acts on an international stage.
This year's edition with the theme: "Under the influence of Jazz" will feature foremost international jazz artist such as Bob James, Roy Hargrove, Lura and a host of other fantastic international artistes. Besides the foreign artistes, other outstanding local musicians will also perform. With collaborations from Nigerian pop music acts such as 9ice, and Waje, whose music would be re-presented in a Jazz style.
Speaking at a media briefing, the founder of Lagos Jazz Series, Mr Oti Bazunu said: "Lagos Jazz Series promises to be an eclectic mix of music and cultures. The festival will not only include jazz aficionados but lovers of good music. The music festival now has created a three-day festival for all ages to experience the dynamism and freshness of jazz. Apart from bringing you a Master of Jazz and the Jukebox of classic performances, we will be bringing you home-grown musicians under the influence of jazz produced by award winning producer Cobhams."