Gerald Clayton is part of the Cape Town Jazz Festival 2019 lineup
Gerald Clayton

Another 15 artists have been confirmed for the Cape Town International Jazz Festival 2019. Festinos can anticipate a great 20th edition of the CTIJF on 29 and 30 March, 2019 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. Check out the Cape Town Jazz Festival 2019 lineup.

CTIJF 2019 fourth artist announcement

Guitarist John Scofield will perform with an inter-generational band billed as John Scofield’s COMBO 66 featuring Vicente Archer, Gerald Clayton and Bill Stewart (US); Ben Volpeliere–Pierrot who performs as the sole remaining member of popular band Curiosity Killed the Cat (UK); Multi-instrumentalist Vincent Fenton who performs as FKJ (FRANCE); Acoustic-electronica band GoGo Penguin (UK); Grammy Award-winning jazz bassist Richard Bona (Cameroon); Composer and cultural researcher Ndaka Yo Wiñi (Angola); Re-Percussions ft. Moses Boyd, DJ Lag, Tiago Correia-Paulo, Nonku Phiri & Mandla Mlangeni (UK/SA/Moz).

GoGo Penguin are part of the Cape Town Jazz Festival 2019 lineup
GoGo Penguin

South African artists working alongside band members from other countries include guitarist Vuma Levin (SA) appearing with his quartet; African Time Meeting Legends OverTime ft Herbie Tsoali, Sydney Mnisi, Feya Faku, Andile Yenana and Kevin Gibson (SA); Pianist Ibrahim Khalil Shihab (SA) (Chris Schilder); Penny whistler Morris Goldberg (SA), who has performed with legends like Miriam Makeba and recorded with singer Paul Simon;  Singer-songwriter Steve Kekana (SA); Mahube (SA) co-directed by Bokani Dyer and featuring Mbuso Khoza, Siya Makuzeni, Hope Masike (Zimbabwe) and Xixel Langa (Mozambique); the Sekunjalo Edujazz Big Band (SA); and espYoungLegends 2019 winner Edgar Muzah & Friends (SA).

Previously announced artists  

The Cape Town Jazz Festival 2019 lineup includes 10-time Grammy Award winner, Queen of Funk Chaka Khan (USA); multiple award-winning jazz pianist Eliane Elias (Brazil); neo-soul group Moonchild (USA); South Africa’s Lady Day Big Band (SA); and local singer/ songwriter Shekhinah (SA).

Then there’s Don Laka (SA);  vocalist Craig Lucas (SA); seven-piece BCUC (SA); saxman Don Vino (SA); rapper Sho Madjozi (SA); creative phenomenon and vocalist Ntsika (SA); and two-time Grammy award winners Soweto Gospel Choir (SA). Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles (USA), led by organ virtuoso Cory Henry; Mike Rossi Project featuring John Fedchock (SA/USA); London-based saxophonist Nubya Garcia (UK); South Peninsula High School Band (SA); Bickram Ghosh Quartet (India); Reza Khota Quartet (SA); Nicole Mitchell’s Black Earth Ensemble (USA); Alfa Mist (UK); The Mill (SA/ Swiss); Los Angeles-based musical duo Knower (Full Band) (USA).

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CTIJF 2019: Cape Town International Jazz Festival
Cape Town Jazz Festival 2019 ticket prices: CTIJF 2019 Weekend pass R1290, Day Pass R850
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