• BAOAug 18  |  No Comments

    the 2008-2009 period were very busy for the BAO trio (Mazen Kerbaj: trumpet / Charbel Haber: guitar / Sharif Sehnaoui: guitar). They recorded many rehearsals in Beirut and went afterwards to the STEIM in Amsterdam where they stayed for five days in a studio and recorded a live set on the sixth day with guests from the USA (Mike Bullock and Linda Read more...

  • Mike Cooper in BeirutAug 18  |  No Comments

    Mike Cooper first visit to Beirut was in 2005, to play in the IRTIJAL festival. He came and played in Lebanon many times since, in various contexts. In 2010 we asked Mike if he would like to record his concerts in Beirut for a release on our newly born label. He said no, but proposed instead to record a proper album in studio. Two sessions later, Read more...

  • Beach Party at Mirna el ChalouhiAug 18  |  No Comments

    After the recording of the Scrambled Eggs and Friends sessions (check here), the idea came of a double-trio, joining the post rock band to the pioneering lebanese improv group the “A” trio. Two days in the studio were Read more...

  • Scrambled Eggs and FriendsAug 18  |  1 Comment

    On November 8, 9, 11 & 12, 2008, the lebanese post rock band Scrambled Eggs invited six musicians and friends from the local scene to enter the studio with them for four days of experimentation. Various groupings were tried, and everything was recorded. Later on, seven tracks were selected by the band and released on the first Johnny Kafta’s Read more...

About Johnny Kafta

Johnny Kafta is part of Al Maslakh Records Records is an independant music label dedicated to improvised and experimental music in Beirut, Lebanon.

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