Mazen Kerbaj, born in 1975, lives and works in Beirut.
His main activities are comics, paintings and music. He published 10 books and many short stories and drawings in anthologies, newspapers and magazines in Lebanon and Europe, and exhibited his works both in solo and in collective exhibitions in Lebanon, France, Sweden, Germany and Switzerland.
Mazen Kerbaj is also one of the founders of the Lebanese free improvisation scene, both as a trumpet player and as an active member in the MILL association that organizes the annual Irtijal festival in Beirut since 2001. In 2005, together with sharif sehnaoui, he launches Al Maslakh, this music in the region.
Between 2000 and 2007, Mazen Kerbaj played in solo and with various groups in Lebanon, Syria, Europe, and the USA.
Regular partners includes: Sharif Sehnaoui , Christine Sehnaoui, Raed Yassine, Franz Hautzinger , Stéphane Rives, Michael Zerang, Axel Dörner, Mike Bullock, Vic Rawlings...