Jeni Caruana - Malta Playing Arts

Jeni Caruana

After the storytelling, ‘Five Hearts’ beating as one come onstage, jazzing up the set and creating a musical rhythm (2014, acrylics on canvas, 70x50cm). Sound was unheard before (→3 and 5♠), now it is audible and loud (→9and King♣). In 2015 the Malta Jazz Festival in Valletta celebrates its 25th anniversary; held annually “in the open-air setting of Ta’ Liesse – where the Grand Harbour bastions meet the sea – contemporary music comes together with a sense of history, setting the backdrop for high-calibre performances which delight jazz aficionados and lay persons alike” (

(text by Margit Waas)