Commuters along the Liberation Road in Accra were enthralled when Stanbic Bank took to the street to hold its Street Jazz Concert at the Silver Star Towers in Accra.
The Concert, which is a precursor to the main 2017 Stanbic Jazz Festival, featured sensational jazz vocalist, Toni Maneison.
The Street Concert attracted people from all walks of life, as their Friday evening was lit up with soothing tunes of jazz music from the streets of Opeibea.
The Stanbic Jazz Festival provides a platform for top-flight musicians by bringing global legends and local icons together in keeping with the tradition of the Standard Bank Group.
The 2017 Stanbic Jazz Festival, which is under the theme “Sax and Strings on Cruise,” will host American Jazz legend, Gerald Albright, and Cameroonian born sensation, Richard Bona.
Fifteen Ghanaian acts, led by Aka Blay and the Abiza Band, will be part of the show. Others will include Steve Bedi, the Ayisah Dey duo, Licks and Riffs, Paa Kow, Adoma and Stephanie Benson.
As part of Stanbic’s support for worthy courses, this year’s event is in aid of the fight against malaria.
Part of the ticket proceeds shall be used to support the Infanta Malaria Prevention Foundation (IMPF), an NGO targeted at combating malaria through collaboration with leaders in malaria research and through educational and social projects across urban and rural Ghana.
The 2017 Stanbic Jazz Festival comes off from November 2 to November 4 at the Accra International Conference Centre.