Mazen Kerbaj (LB)

Mazen Kerbaj was born in 1975 in Beirut and lived there since. His main activities are comics, painting and music. In 2000, together with Lebanese sax player Christine Sehnaoui, he played what could be considered the first improvised music concert in the Middle East. In 2001, together with guitarist Sharif Sehnaoui , he creates the MILL association that curates IRTIJAL an annual international festival for free music in Beirut as well as various concerts and events. In 2005, Kerbaj releases 2 new albums on the Lebanese newly born label Al Maslakh (The Slaughterhouse), one in solo and the other with Rouba3i quartet.Between 2000 and 2006, Mazen Kerbaj played solo and with in Lebanon, Syria, France, Austria, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, Portugal, Switzerland, UK, and the USA.