Alliance Française Dubai keeps a steady beat bringing us high caliber francophone artists. Let's be ready to prick up our ears with jazz vocals and piano, soul and hope hope rhythms.
Time for now to put these names and dates in diaries. More info to come!
21 Octobre –Laïka Fatien Frioul, Madinat Jumeirah
French jazz singer Laïka Fatien is born Paris with mixed origins (Hispano-Moroccan mother and Ivory Coast father). She studied at ARIAL, CIM and IACP (Jazz music schools). In 2008, she released her first CD 'Misery, A Tribute to Billie Holiday' featuring jazz stars Robert Glasper on piano, David EL-Malek on tenor sax, Daryl Hall on bass, and Gregory Hutchinson on drums. Her latest record : 'Come A Little Closer' comes two years after 'Nebula', the album produced by Me’Shell Ndegéocello. On her first visit to the UAE, she will sing at Frioul, Madinat Jumeirah on October 21, 2015.
Date & Time: Wednesday October 21, 8:00pm
Where: Frioul, Madinat Jumeirah
Free entry - Dinner reservations with Frioul 04 567 0011 (Prior booking is required)
21 Novembre - Laurent de Wilde Trio – Venue TBC
Laurent de Wilde is a French jazz pianist, composer and writer, born in Washington DC. Between computers and acoustic music, solos and bands Laurent De Wilde experiments all sides of music. His numerous projects in collaboration with artists such as Diane Tell, Abd Al Malik or Jacques Gamblin got him to be awarded with prices. He is a modern and jack of all trades musician. On the occasion of his Asian tour, he will play in Dubai on November 21, 2015.
Decembre - Laëticia Dana – Date and venue TBC
Laetitia Dana is a French soul singer born of a rare multiculturalism, with a Sephardic mother and a West African father. Laëtitia has been shaped by musical influences ranging from Jill Scott to The Fugees. Mixing jazz and hip hop influence this young woman shares her dynamism and her happiness with her public. Laetitia Dana belongs to the underground Paris stage but her songs are opened on the world, coloured and full of energy.
Alliance Francaise Dubai
P.O. Box 4605
Bur Dubai – Oud Metha
Dubai – UAE
Tel: 04 335 87 12
Fax: 04 335 87 04
Opening hours from Saturday to Thursday from 8:30am to 6pm
About Alliance Française Dubai
Alliance Française Dubai is a non-profit organization that keep aiming “To be the French Institute and the French Cultural hub of choice in Dubai for learning the French language, and for the promotion of French & Francophone cultures in a thriving environment.”
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