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Sunday, January 25, 2015


(Rebekah Doty, Mandy Cobbing, Thulile Zama, Nomkhosi Mazibuko & Chillie Wardell-Stent)

Celebrate Love Month with Heels over Head on February 15 at The Rock Music Bistro in Umzumbe and on February 27 at The Jazzy Rainbow in Durban.

Heels over Head is an all-female jazz band from the shores of Durban. The love of jazz music wove these girls together towards the end of 2008 to form this unique musical force. Since then the girls are always occupied with composing, rehearsing and recording new music and with lots of performances around KwaZulu-Natal and the country.

Their music is referred to as smooth jazz or easy-breezy pop jazz, they developed a notable and clever signature sound that consists of current African-influenced music and uniquely re-arranged standards. The band is known for making the audience get on their feet and dance to their rhythmic bass lines and their cheerful melodies.

With their sparkling stage presence the ladies always look classy and stylish and you cannot miss the charm and charisma of their lead vocalists Thulile Zama and Nomkhosi Mazibuko. They are joined by skilled drummer Rebekah Pillay and accomplished pianist Mandy Cobbing. Last but not least smoking hot guitarist Chillie Stent joins the band and the flaming fusion of musicians is complete.

No doubt that fans take joy in listening to some Heels over Head; the African jazz ambiance, skilled musicians and vocalists and well-founded rhythm works enchanting.

For this Love Month they have something special prepared for their audience: "Whether you are single or not, it is always important to give love and receive love from friends and family. Without some love, life would be very grey. This is the message we want to spread during our love month concerts." says vocalist Thulile Zama.

Heals Over Head can be seen on February 15 at 13h00 at The Rock Music Bistro, 50 Station Road, Umzumbe, South Coast. Free entrance (donations welcome) To reserve a table contact 072 1415621.

The performance on February 27 takes place at 19h00 at The Jazzy Rainbow, 93 Smiso Nkwanyana Road (ex-Goble Road), Durban. Entry R80 includes free drink.