MARSM UK and Kings Place are proud to present the UK première of Maurice Louca Elephantine Band at the EFG London Jazz Festival this November.
This event has been made possible with support from Al Araby TV.
MARSM UK and Kings Place present Maurice Louca, an Egyptian musician and composer born in Cairo, is one of the most gifted, prolific and adventurous figures on Egypt’s thriving experimental arts scene today.
Maurice Louca has in recent years garnered a global reputation through two previous solo albums and an expanding, evolving lineup of genre-defying collaborations. The Wire called his 2014 sophomore solo effort, Salute the Parrot ‘remarkable music—dense, driven and splashed with colour’. In 2017, the self-titled debut by Lekhfa, the trio of Louca and vocalists Maryam Saleh and Tamer Abu Ghazaleh, was praised as an ‘edgy triumph’ in The Guardian.