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Sunday, October 18, 2015


Concerts SA supports The Battle of the Saxes tour which features two of South Africa’s pre-eminent saxophonists: classical saxophonist Matthew Lombard and jazz saxophonist Karendra Devroop who bring their own brand of music to Durban, Cape Town and Pretoria in October.

This unique project features classical saxophone, jazz saxophone, jazz rhythm section and string quartet performing repertoire comprising primarily South African compositions.

Matthew Lombard is one of only a few classically trained saxophonists in South Africa, and actively performs and teaches nationally. Karendra Devroop is a nationally renowned jazz saxophone player with a growing international profile.

This tour has been generously supported by the Nedbank Arts and Culture Trust, as well as the Concerts SA Mobility Fund.

The Battle of the Saxes tour includes a performance at the UKZN Centre for Jazz and Popular Music (Durban) which will take place on October 23.

The music starts at 18h00 and there is a cash bar. More information on 031 260 3385. The Centre for Jazz & Popular Music is housed on level 2 of the Dennis Shepstone building on the Howard College campus. For more information 031 260 3385 or