Arts Canteen proudly presents Kareem Samara & Guests as part of the EFG London Jazz Festival 2019.
Following inspiring and vibrant performances during Shubbak Festival last July, Kareem will be taking to the stage at Rich Mix along with a mind-blowing ‘guests’ consisting of some of the finestmusician and improvisatory talents that London has to offer.
Kareem Samara is a multi-instrumentalist, improviser, composer and organiser, currently finishing an MA in Sonic Arts at Goldsmiths University, London.
His particular area of interest is in diasporic identity and de-colonial possibilities of sound and music.
As well as performing solo with traditional Arabic instruments and electronics, Kareem is a serial collaborator with musicians and poets worldwide. He is part of an international trio with Ryan Harvey and Shireen Lilith, whose songs explore the link between struggles such as Black Lives Matter, the Arab Spring and beyond.