25 may, 21:30Grand Place

KHALIL CHAHINE#jazz #french #world

Khalil Chahine: compositions, guitars, harmonica, Eric Séva: saxophone, Christophe Cravero: piano, Icheme Zouggart: bass, Matthieu Chazarenc: drums, Jasser Haj Youssef: violin, viole d'amour

Born in France from an Egyptian father and American mother, Khalil Chahine has released seven albums under his name : Mektoub (89), Turkoise (91), Hekma (94), Opake (95), Baktus (99), Noun (2009) and Kairos (2014).

Originally a professional musician, he was a sideman for numerous artists in very different genres : Michel Legrand, Martial Solal, Jacques Dutronc, Diane Dufresne etc…

Then he chose to turn his career toward composing and arranging, for himself as well as for the movies, television or advertising.
Few of those compositions: “Vénus Beauté Institut” by Tonie Marshall, “Mr. Batignole” by Gérard Jugnot, “Le Bal de l’Empereur” by Marie-France Pisier, “Tanger, Légende d’une ville” by Peter Goedel (Germany), “The Stranger”, tv series for HBO (USA), “Daremsalam” by Serge Issa Coelo (Tchad), “Mariage Mixte” by Alexandre Arcady etc…