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Saturday, November 21, 2015


The Centre for Jazz and Popular Music presents the 2015 Jazz and Jazz and Popular music recitals on November 24 and 25 November at 18h00.

The candidates reciting are Diploma in Jazz and Popular Music Students: Bethuel Tshoane (guitar), Kaylin Naidoo(guitar) and Dylan Silk (guitar) alongside BPrac students Lucky Swele (guitar), Rogan Chaz (guitar), Lungelo Ngcobo (piano) as well as BMus vocalist Kwena Ramahuta.

The students will play a variety of original composition and standards.

November 24 programme: Diploma in Jazz and Popular Music Students Bethuel Tshoane (guitar), Kaylin Naidoo (guitar), Dylan Silk (guitar) who has toured the country with various artists such as Tasha Baxter, Freddie Van'Dango (Idols), T.H.O.T.S. and L-Tido. The biggest stage that he has played on so far was opening for Usher with L-Tido. He is also an aspiring videographer, with ambitions to run his own audio/visual studio in the future. Also reciting is BPrac student Lucky Swele (guitar) who is a member of the trio, Ubuciko The Art, a group that fuses poetry/spoken words and music interludes.

November 25 programme: BPrac students Rogan Chaz (guitar), Lungelo Ngcobo (piano) accompanied by Salim Washington (tenor saxophone), Tshepo Tsotetsi (alto saxophone), George Mari (trumpet); Riley Ghindari (drums), Menzi Mkhize (percussion), Nick Pittman (guitar) and Prince Bulo (bass). Also reciting willl be BMus vocalist Kwena Ramahuta who recently was a semi-finalist in the recent prestigious Samro international scholarship competition 2015.

The music recitals take place on November 24 and 25 at 18h00 at The Centre for Jazz and Popular Music (CJPM) Level 2, Shepstone Building; UKZN Howard College Campus. Entrance is free. For more information contact Thuli on 031 260 3385 or email