Lauryn Hill To Appear at Stockholm Jazz Festival

Published: 2005-04-27
Singer Lauryn Hill will be performing at this year's Stockholm Jazz Festival to be held this July in Sweden. The recluse singer will headline the festival, which also features Roy Haynes, Fountain of Youth, Lee Ritenour, Jonny Lang, AngÈlique Kidjo and Toots Thielemans.

Around 25,000 people will be attending the concerts that are to be held on the banks of the downtown Skeppsholmen Island. The Jazz Festival has become a yearly event since its inception in 1980 making it one the oldest and largest festivals in Sweden. Canadian John Nugent is producing the festival.

A former member of the supergroup The Fugees, Lauryn Hill made her solo debut with 1998's The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, which went on to sell millions of copies and win five Grammy awards. Her last release was 2002's MTV Unplugged 2.0

For information on the Stockholm Jazz Festival check out:

http://www.stockholmjazz.com/

Writer: Trent McMartin

   

 

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