ONLY CONNECT FESTIVAL OF SOUND 2018
Nadah El Shazly +
Jo Berger Myhre & Olafur Björn Ólafsson
SATURDAY 26 MAY
23:30 Skippergata 22
The festival finale features a collaboration between Nadah El Shazly and duo Jo Berger Myhre & Ólafur Björn Ólafsson. They will present their new music as a trio, as well as material from their separate projects in solo and duo format.
Nadah El Shazly (b. 1989) is an Egyptic singer and composer based in Cairo. She makes music that combines abstract electronics, acoustic instruments and Arabic vocals. She released her first album Ahwar at Nawa Recordings in November 2017, to great reviews.
Norwegian bass player Jo Berger Myhre (b. 1984) and Icelandic drummer/keyboardist Ólafur Björn Ólafsson (b. 1978) teams up for time-stopping instrumental music. Their first album titled The Third Script was released on Hubro in 2017. The album has received good critics and has been nominated for the Norwegian Grammy Award in the category Åpen klasse.