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Sunday, September 28, 2008


Popular jazz personality Mike Rossi to perform and give a workshop at The Stable Theatre.

The Stable Theatre at 115 Johannes Nkosi Street (formerly Alice Street) is now under new management.

One of the first events scheduled in the new way-forward for this city centre-based theatre venue is a performance by well-known jazz personality Mike Rossi, now living in Cape Town, who became well-known on the local jazz circuit when he was affiliated to the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Jazz.

Michael Rossi will perform on October 17 at the Stable Theatre with popular Durban jazz personalities Melvin Peters on piano, Bruce Baker on drums and Logan Byrne on acoustic bass

Prior to his performance he will give a workshop on October 16 from16h30 to 18h30. The workshop is open to intermediary music practitioners including professional musicians. The theme deals with the role of the horns in a quartet and trio set up versus the big band scenario.

Places are limited to 30 people and booking is essential on a first-come-first-served basis. For bookings contact Mandla Mlotshwa on 031 309 2513 or 072 260 0654.

The theme is INVEST IN CULTURE, sponsored by the National Department of Arts & Culture. Watch the press for concerts in other genres as well as visual arts events.