Co-founders of Lady Day Big Band Amanda Tiffiin, Lana Crowster and Kelly Bell
Co-founders of Lady Day Big Band Amanda Tiffiin, Lana Crowster and Kelly Bell

Craig Parks directs the 2018 Jazz Masters Series at Artscape from 27 to 29 September 2018 at 7.30pm. The show includes original music by individual performers plus well-known works of well-known South African composers.

The Jazz Masters Series represents multicultural styles of jazz, ranging from Big Band, straight-ahead, African, and South African contemporary to mainstream jazz. The participating musicians have all received international acclaim. Each headline artist is acknowledged in his or her own right.

Lady Day Big Band appear at the Jazz Masters Series
Lady Day Big Band is at the Jazz Masters Series

‘Masterful Women in Jazz’

Thursday, 27 September 2018 will be dedicated to Masterful Women in Jazz with Lana Crowster (vocalist) and her Lady Day Big Band featuring Nomfundo Xaluva (piano/vocals), Kelly Bell (trombonist/composer) and Amanda Tiffin as director/conductor.

The Lady Day Big Band is South Africa’s first all-women big band, consisting entirely of professional female musicians.

On 28 September the Jazz Masters Series gives a platform to the Young Masters of Jazz and includes Mandisi Dyantyis. On 29 September, Alvin Dyers will be among the Cape Town ‘Living Legends’. The duration of each concert is 120 minutes, including an interval.

For more live bands in Cape Town: https://weekendspecial.co.za/whats-on-in-cape-town-music-diary/

Living Leged Alvin Dyers
Living Leged Alvin Dyers

What: 2018 Jazz Masters Series
Where: Artscape Theatre Centre, Cape Town
When: 27 to 29 September 2018 at 7.30pm
Jazz Masters Series tickets: Early bird three-show Combo Package purchased before 31 July R150. Single tickets before 31 August R80. From 1 September R100. A 10% discount available for 10 or more, pensioners, students, scholars (5-18 years old), 021 421 7695, www.computicket.com 0861 915 8000, https://bit.ly/2L2Wpkb
Information: Craig Parks 083 340 9904, craig@parkan.co.za , Tanya Williams-Kaponda, 021 410 9210, taniaw@artscape.co.za
Web: www.artscape.co.za
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