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Tuesday, May 24, 2016


On Wednesday (May 25), the Centre for Jazz and Popular Music will present the Jazz voice showcase by selected students of Debbie Mari and Lihle Ngidi.

This show will feature the Jazz Voice faculty and students of UKZN presenting jazz and afro-jazz standards including evergreen ballads such as Misty, Nature Boy, Georgia and I Fall In Love Too Easily, Latin jazz songs including So Nice, Wave and Little Sunflower. Swing songs such as The Best is Yet To Come, The More I See You and Nice work if You Can Get It will be featured in the repertoire as well as Afro Jazz/pop songs like Lira’s Feel Good and Ngiyazifela.

The participants for the evening include first, second and third year students Ayanda Thango, Neliswa Msomi, Sinenhlanhla Mazibuko and BPrac student Xolisa Dlamini. This concert will be the third in a series of instrumental showcases planned over the course of the year. It will be followed by Big band/brass showcase on June 1 and Drum Showcase on June 8.

The Jazz Voice Showcase takes place on May 25 at 18h00 at The Centre for Jazz and Popular music (CJPM), Level 2, Shepstone Building at UKZN Howard College Campus. Doors open at 17h30. General Admission R60 (R40 pensioners, R20 students). Contact Thuli on 031 260 3385 or email for more details