Imbokodo Jazz Festival aims to celebrate SA’s female jazz stars

imbokodo Spha Mdlalose

Durban-born jazz singer, songwriter and voice over artist, Spha Mdlalose, will be performing at the Imbokodo Jazz Festival in Durban on August 12. Photo: Supplied

WITH Women’s Month on the horizon, female artists are set to dominate this year’s Imbokodo Jazz Festival, which will take place at the N-Shed Cruise Terminal facility in the Port of Durban from 1 pm to 1 am on Saturday, August 12.

It is being hosted by the community based non-profit organisation, iTheku Regional Jazz Association (iTReJA), an affiliate of the South African Jazz Appreciators Association (SAJAA). Continue reading

Environmental awareness with a musical twist

DIM-DEP: Faces of Environmental Success is a musical theatre production that is written, produced and directed by Atlas Duma and will take place at the Playhouse Opera Theatre in Durban from Thursday, June 9 to Sunday, June 12 at 7 pm each evening.

It is a two part musical theatre production that explores themes of African heritage, tribalism, the environment and the origins of soul and the blues with a special link to South African jazz and popular music. Continue reading