Federal Way Symphony
Swing Concert “Body & Soul”
Saturday, January 25
Join the Federal Way Symphony Big Band for one of the most-eagerly-awaited events of the season—“Body & Soul,” a swing concert featuring Kareem Kandi, tenor saxophone. Whether you’re revisiting the music of your youth, introducing it to a new generation or just enjoying the swingable, danceable beat, “Body & Soul” will move you!
A native of the Pacific Northwest, Kareem Kandi is a versatile saxophonist and composer with strong roots in the traditions of Jazz, Blues, Classical and Funk. While staying true to musical styles of the past, he keeps an eye towards the future by composing original music as well as new arrangements of the great American songbook.
Since 1996, Kareem has been performing both as a bandleader and as a sideman to enthusiastic audiences around the world at concert halls, festivals, and clubs. Over the years Kareem has performed, toured and recorded with Patti Labelle, Mark Elf, Ali Jackson, D’vonne Lewis, Bill Watrous, The Seattle Symphony, The Temptations, The Four Tops, The Harry James Orchestra, Wayne Bergeron, and many others.