Right before his performance on the XJAZZ! Lido stage on Friday 12.MAY, highlife legend Gyedu-Blay Ambolley will be joining Dimitra Zina for an intimate discussion at Berlin's new listening bar, Bar Neiro. Through their custom hi-fi system, we will take a moment to listen to his latest works and share an open conversation about his life, music and inspirations that lay behind them.
This event is only accessable for XJAZZ! FESTIVAL 2023 FULL PASS holder!
Space is limited, make sure to secure a slot in advance.
Bow down to the legendary Godfather of rap, the iconic James Brown of Ghana. The music legend’s deep and groovy afrofunk sound made up from his signature concoction of highlife, jazz, funk, soul and proto-rap is as exhilarating as it’s ever been.
Dimitra Zina is a Greek DJ, curator and radio host on Radio Alhara and Movement Radio, who’s at the heart of a jazz and soul movement that has been on the rise in Berlin. With her judicious ear and organisational skills, she keeps things humming for local collective J.A.W Family, Strut Records, Philophon and more. Having an ongrowing list of performances at various events and festivals internationally, Dimitra Zina is one of the most interesting names for her ability to create soulful trips through epic jazz, funk and disco sounds, old and new.