AWARD-winning documentary film-maker, Rehad Desai (Miners Shot Down) will be in the city to attend the screening of his latest film, Giant is Falling, as part of the Maritzburg Social Justice Film and Arts Festival, writes ESTELLE SINKINS.
Co-directed by Jabulani Mzozo, the film takes a sweeping look at the political events of recent years that signal the end of an era in South Africa. Continue reading
THE Sound Cafe in Warne House, 5 Garlicke Drive, Ballito is set to offer music lovers the best in South African jazz every Friday evening, starting this month. Continue reading
Ncamisa Nqana will be performing at the Centre for Jazz and Popular Music in Durban. Photo: Supplied
THE Centre for Jazz and Popular Music at the University of KwaZulu-Natal is hosting the KZN Music Imbizo showcase, featuring Sheila da Blue Note and Sheila Khumalo, at 6 pm on Tuesday, August 29. Continue reading
Sibusiso “Mash” Mashiloane
GROWING up listening to the sounds of South African music legends and the American jazz greats encouraged Sibusiso “Mash” Mashiloane to embark on a music career, writes ESTELLE SINKINS. Continue reading
Heels Over Head (from (left) Thulile Zama, Rebekah Doty and Taryn Kasaval. PHOTO: Simanga Zondo
DURBAN-based jazz band, Heels over Head, is celebrating Women’s Month with a series of free concerts in the city.
Fans will be able to catch them at 5 pm on Friday, August 11 at the Playhouse Company, 29 Acutt Street, 5 pm at the Rainbow Restaurant on Saturday, August 12, at 23 Stanfield Lane, Pinetown and at 3 pm on Sunday, August 13 at the BAT Centre, 45 Maritime Place. Continue reading
Titi Luzipo will be performing at the Centre for Jazz and Popular Music in Durban. Photo: Supplied
JAZZ singer Titi Luzipo, will be celebrating the role women play and why it is so important in society in the concert, Being Woman, at the Centre for Jazz and Popular Music at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban on Wednesday, August 2 at 6 pm. Continue reading
Nina Mkhize will be performing in Groutville on July 22. Photo: Simanga Zondo
VOCALIST, Nina Mkhize, will be performing with her band at the 50 years Remembrance Concert of Chief Albert Luthuli in Groutville on the KwaZulu-Natal North Coast at 11 am on Saturday, July 22. Continue reading
THE Durban based all-female jazz band, Heels over Head, has just returned home after staging a stunning performance at the Essence Festival in New Orleans on Friday, June 30.
John Legend and Diana Ross, Solange and Mary J. Blige, among the musicians who performed alongside the band at the prestigious festival. Continue reading
THE Ildo Nandja Trio will perform at the Jazzy Rainbow in Durban’s Morningside on Friday, July 7 as part of the Concerts SA circuit which aims to foster a love and support for live music in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, and the Western Cape.
The trio comprises Ildo Nandja on upright bass and vocals, Neil Gonsalves on piano and Sibusiso Zondi on drums. Continue reading
Great news for music lovers! The International Arts Foundation Inc. from the United States of America, in association with The Playhouse Company, hosts New Orleans-born, Grammy-Award-winning music legend, Cyril Neville and Durban’s own South African Music Award winner, Ernie Smith, in The Playhouse Opera Theatre on Thursday, 4 May at 7.30pm. Continue reading