Saudi Arabia’s Riyadh bustled with music during a concert organized by the Saudi General Authority for Culture in collaboration with the German embassy which joined Saudi and German musicians together.
The blended jazz night hosted two Saudi musicians, Mohammed Mahmoud Hakeem and Sultan al-Fard, and three German musicians Bergita Fleek, Max Andresjoysky and James Banry. The musical talents played jazz tunes inspired by the kingdom and Europe.
The night saw a positive turnout from Saudi families and expats alike.
Speaking to Al Arabiya, Mohammed Hakeem, 25, expressed how happy he was to be playing the trumpet and to see participants from countries with a flair for arts.
Oud musician Sultan al-Fard, 30, said that the jazz initiative paved way for talents in the kingdom to highlight their skills.
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