Location: Lake Promenade
Youssef developed an interest in jazz at an early age and clandestinely listened to it during his education at a Qur'anic school. He later left Tunisia to start a jazz career and has lived in Europe since 1990, mostly in Paris or Vienna. He also works in avantgarde and world music where he has been nominated for few awards. He has released eight albums of his own and also did notable work with Sardinian trumpeter Paolo Fresu and the Norwegian guitarist Eivind Aarset. He shows an affinity for the music of India and Nordic music. His last album Sounds of Mirrors was released in 2018.