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Monday, February 20, 2017


The Centre for Jazz and Popular Music will present the first Twosday gig of the year featuring Deep Breath tomorrow (February 21).

Deep Breath is a band from Durban South, made up of Cebo Mthwane on vocals, Joseph Dube on keyboard and Thato Motsepe on drums. Their music comprises arrangements that are unique. Stylistically, they borrow from Jazz, Kwaito and Dance music.

Theirs is a journey, a fresh –brave foretaste into the future of African music. This trio has been composing and performing together since enrolling to study Jazz Music at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in 2007 and Creative Arts College in 2015. “Our intention is to inspire and uplift”, explains a member of Deep Breath, adding that they have “incorporated an African voice with a grooving and percussive piano.”

The band is working hard at the moment, in light of the positive social media responses, to place their compositions on a national platform and to a wider audience.

Join Deep Breath at The Centre for Jazz & Popular Music (CJPM), Level 2 Shepstone Building at UKZN Howard College Campus, Durban on February 21, 2017. Doors open 17h30 and the music starts at 18h00 Tickets R70 (R45 pensioners, R20 students) available at the door.