The first Muizenberg Jazz Festival takes place on 13 and 14 October, 2017 at The Masque Theatre in Muizenberg. The line-up will feature 10 jazz acts each performing an hour-long set over the course of two evenings, plus there’ll be a photographic exhibition.
Cape, World, Afro jazz
The gig features classic, contemporary, Cape, world and Afro jazz, as well as a Big Band performance. The line-up includes music by Bokani Dyer and McCoy Mrubata, as well as an Ella Fitzgerald tribute, A’ LA ELLA!, headed by US Singer Yvette Norwood-Tiger.
Friday, 13 October
4.30pm Opening of Gregory Franz Photography Exhibition
5pm Jazz Yard Academy – contemporary jazz
6.30pm Muriel Marco – ND Project – world jazz
8pm Bokani Dyer Solo Piano – Contemporary jazz
9.30pm Hanepoot Big Band – Big Band / indigenous compositions
11pm Bongani Sotshononda & United Nations of Africa – Afro jazz
Saturday, 14 October
5pm MSMF – contemporary jazz
6.30pm McCoy Mrubata Band – Afro jazz
8pm Yvette Norwood-Tiger A’ LA ELLA! – Ella Fitzgerald 100 years tribute show
9.30pm Buddy Wells Quartet – contemporary jazz
11pm Ramon Alexander Band – Cape jazz / contemporary jazz
Tucked in between iconic Surfers Corner and Muizenberg mountain peak, The Masque Theatre’s proximity to main roads and public transport makes entertainment here easily accessible. The venue comfortably seats an audience of 165 and is equipped to provide a high-fidelity listening experience.
The festival organiser’s vision is to provide a place for artists and their art forms to thrive, to entertain and to leave the community/ audience enlightened and enriched.
Workshops organized by SAJE (South African Association for Jazz Education) take place on Saturday 14 October in the morning.
What: Muizenberg Jazz Festival
When: 13, 14 October, 2017
Where: The Masque Theatre, Muizenberg, Cape Town
Buy/book tickets: https://www.webtickets.co.za/event.aspx?itemid=1473625563
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Contact: 021 788 2803, 072 453 9860, firstname.lastname@example.org
Cover Picture: McCoy Mrubata by Steve Gordon