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Imbokodo Jazz Festival – A Celebration of Women in Jazz


With Women’s Month on the horizon, female artists are set to dominate this year’s first annual Imbokodo Jazz Festival, which will take place against the backdrop of breath-taking harbour views at the N-Shed Cruise Terminal facility in the Port of Durban. The event is hosted by community based non-profit organisation, iTheku Regional Jazz Association (iTReJA), an affiliate of the South African Jazz Appreciators Association (SAJAA). Artists include: the Feya Faku Quartet featuring the award-winning bassist/vocalist Chantal Willie-Petersen; emerging powerhouse vocalist Lindiwe Maxolo; Durban-born jazz singer, songwriter and voice over artist Spha Mdlalose; soulful singer Xolisa Dlamini; Durban-born vocalist, Njabulo S Nzuza; noted jazz musician, Nomfundo Xaluva; the all-female UCeeJAZZensemble from Umlazi Comtech, and the UKZN Jazz Band featuring vocalist Ayanda Thango, bassist Dalisu Ndlazi, drummer Riley Giandhari, guitarist Nick Pitman and music director and pianist Sibusiso “Mash” Mashiloane.

Jazz Festival Durban

A celebration of women in jazz this Women’s Month in Durban, featuring a predominantly female line-up of acclaimed and emerging artists from South Africa.

Date:    Saturday, 12 August 2017

Time:   1pm to 1am

Venue: N-Shed Cruise Terminal facility in the Port of Durban, Quayside Road, (off Margaret Mncadi Avenue)

Tickets: R300pp available online exclusively at www.imbokodojazzfestival.co.za. No tickets will be sold at the entrance.

Website: www.imbokodojazzfestival.co.za

Contact: Nandi Mwepu on 083 417 6046 or info@imbokodojazzfestival.co.za

Jazz Festival Durban


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