“I am thrilled that I will meet my great fans and friends,” stated Khalil, urging his fans to attend.
Yehya Khalil is expected to perform a selection of his favourite songs, including Crichendo, Hakawey El-Ahawy and Donia as well as some covers to Arab and western standards.
One of the pioneers of the jazz movement in Egypt, dubbed King of Jazz, Khalil received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Opera, and has played with many well-known international musicians, including Jimi Hendrix, Ginger Baker, Jeff Bush and Eric Clapton, before returning to Egypt.
First Concert (Cairo)
Wednesday 24 November at 8pm
Cairo Opera House
Second Concert (Alexandria)
Friday 26 November at 8pm
Alexandria Opera House