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Saturday, January 11, 2014


(Andrew Young)

Talented international saxophonist, Andrew Young and his band will take to the stage for a free performance at uShaka Marine World Promenade for a show on January 25.

Forming part of his 2014 Coast to Coast South African Tour from Durban to Cape Town, including the Jazz on the Rocks festival at Tietiesbaai, his show, Jazzin' Around with Andrew Young and the Band, will see Young performing his unique mix of rock and pop including well-loved songs such as Georgia, Baker Street, Still Got the Blues and more, accompanied by a five-piece South African band from KZN who will provide the backing.

Hailing from England, Young was classically trained in both clarinet and saxophone from the age of 8. After completing his saxophone and clarinet studies in London, Andrew moved to Germany to pursue a desire for a broader and more eclectic involvement in all genres of music and has performed at numerous concerts, functions and events, including Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth and Prince Charles at the Royal Festival Hall, London, in 1985.

Young has also made his name on the African continent when he was invited to participate in Durban with the KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic. During this time he also formed his five-piece Jazz/Funk/Fusion band Let It Flow. He has also performed at various music festivals in South Africa including, The International Jazz Festival (Cape Town), Jazzathon (Cape Town), JPL Jazz Festival (Durban), National Arts Festival (Grahamstown), Rand Easter Show (Johannesburg) to name a few.

He has also performed with popular artists such as Joseph Shabalala from Ladysmith Black Mambazo, as well as James Galway and more.

To date, Young has released nine albums and continues to astound audiences worldwide with his beautiful instrumental work.

Gather family and friends and head for uShaka to catch Young for this one day only occasion at Wahooz and be serenaded by his smooth sounds whilst sipping on a cocktail surrounded by palm trees and a sea breeze on Durban’s sunny shores.

Andrew Young will appear from 13h00 to 16h00 on January 25 at Wahooz on the uShaka Marine World Promenade. For more information, contact uShaka Marine World on 031 328 8000.