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Chaka Khan confirmed at COOLJAZZ on July 10th

An unmissable icon of soul music makes his debut on the COOLJAZZ stage, in the edition that celebrates 20 years, for a unique concert on the 10th of July, at Hipódromo Manuel Posso, in Cascais.

‘I’m Every Woman’, ‘Ain’t Nobody’ and ‘Tell Me Something Good’ are timeless classics that the artist presents. The artist navigates between jazz, soul, R&B, funk and hip-hop, and arrives in Cascais in a symbolic year celebrating 50 years of her career.

She began her journey in the 70s, with the band Rufus, capturing the attention of Stevie Wonder. The artist’s career includes collaborations with artists such as Ray Charles, in the duet ‘I’ll Be Good to You, on Quincy Jones’ album Back on the Block (1989), or Prince, in the production of the album Come 2 My House ( 1998).

Actress, composer, producer, writer, unmissable figure in world music, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2023, has 12 albums released and 10 Grammys. Praised by Aretha Franklin and Miles Davis, she draws inspiration from artists such as Sarah Vaughan, Joni Mitchell and R&B/soul pioneer Stevie Wonder. Contemporary artists such as Mary J. Blige, Erykah Badu, Janelle Monae, Lizzo, and Sam Smith have cited Chaka Kan as one of her musical influences.

The artist takes to the COOLJAZZ stage for a special concert in the year celebrating COOLJAZZ’s 20th anniversary. Chaka Kan – A Celebration Of 50 Years In Music.

20 years COOLJAZZ

Live Experiences presented the first edition of COOLJAZZ in 2004, an different summer festival. As the years went by, there were iconic concerts, artists born at the festival, and the public increasingly surrendered to artistic criteria, as well as the comfort of the space. COOLJAZZ has unquestionably become one of the most important cultural events in the country, assuming its differentiation from year to year and focusing on what distinguishes it: a unique cultural lineup, the unique beauty of the green spaces, the enjoyment of the architectural landscape, the comfort of the place marked at a summer festival and the total focus on sustainability from the first hour of its birth. Live Experiences is proud of 20 years of COOLJAZZ, with many stories made and many to be made.
Live Experiences, which celebrates 25 years of founding, has been the festival’s producer for 20 years and continues to provide unique experiences and emotions to spectators and partners, investing in vibrant and sustainable projects.

COOLJAZZ HAS 3 CONCERTS PER NIGHT
It starts at 8pm with the Cascais Jazz Sessions by Smooth FM, then follows the First Concert on the main stage and ends with the Grand Concert on the main stage. You can check all the festival schedules at cooljazz.pt

CHAKA KHAN
10 July 2024, Hipódromo Manuel Possolo, Cascais

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