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Monday, November 24, 2014


(Andrew Young. Pic Gary Milano)

Pop and jazz sensation Andrew Young will celebrate the Festive Season at his favourite marine theme park, uShaka Marine World, in 2014 – starting with a once only show at Wahooz on the Promenade on November 29.

Fans can kick back at Durban’s most laid back destination, Wahooz, sip a cocktail, look out over Durban’s sunny shores as Young and his five piece band from KwaZulu-Natal, blow up a storm. This show features Andrew Young’s unique mix of rock and pop including well-loved songs such as Georgia, Baker Street, Still Got the Blue” and more.

If you miss this show, all is not lost. Andrew Young will perform in uShaka’s eagerly anticipated 10th Dolphins by Starlight Spectacle between December 5 and 14 and will be performing a number of Christmas favourites including Winter Wonderland, Let it Snow, We Three Kings and Carol of the Bells. He will also perform Sarajevo with the KZN Youth Choir.

English born Andrew Young was classically trained in both clarinet and saxophone from the tender age of eight. After completing his studies in London, he moved to Germany where he explored other genres of music, performing at numerous concerts, functions and events across Europe – including one attended by Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth, and Prince Charles at the Royal Festival Hall, in London in 1985.

Young made his name in Africa when he began performing with the KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra. 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 and Jazzathon in Cape Town; JPL Jazz Festival in Durban), the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown and the Rand Easter Show in Johannesburg to name a few.

Young has performed with popular artists such as Joseph Shabalala from Ladysmith Black Mambazo and James Galway, has released nine albums and continues to impress audiences with his beautiful instrumental work.

See Andrew Young at Wahooz on the Promenade on November 29 between 12 noon and 16h00. For more information, contact uShaka Marine World on 031 328 8000.