Bassem has been playing Jazz Piano since 2000. Occasionally, he played Arabic Jazz fusion or Oriental piano, particularly in Ramadan. On a regular basis, he played Jazz in venues in Cairo, Egypt such as the Nile Ritz Carlton Hotel, the Nile Kempinski, the Semiramis Intercontinental Cairo, Intercontinental City Stars, and the Four Seasons Hotels (Giza and Nile Plaza). He performed on occasions in other venues in Cairo such as Cairo Jazz Club, El Saqia Cultural Wheel, The room, and the Cairo Opera House to name a few.