(Sibusiso “Mash” Mashiloane)
In association with Concerts SA, iSupport Music Business and Rainbow Restaurant present Sibusiso “Mash” Mashiloane Live in concert.
Sibusiso “Mash” Mashiloane presents his 7-track recording project Amanz’ Olwandle with this concert series in KwaZulu-Natal. Mash and his band will visit Seaman’s Corner in Hammarsdale on April 1, Rainbow Restaurant in Pinetown on April 2 and Luthuli Museum in Groutville on April 7.
With his catchy, self-written compositions that always aim to blur the line between jazz and other genres Mash is quick in winning the hearts and minds of a large public. He and his band played not only the main stages of the KZN circuit, but also many major jazz festivals and his live performances brought him as far as USA. As a pianist he appeared with many different groups around the world and was initiating projects of his own. After getting his Masters degree in Jazz Performance and graduating Cum Laude from the University of KwaZulu-Natal his aim is now to become an integral part of the South African and international jazz scene. Mash plans to release a seven-track album every year for the next seven years starting with this first release.
Mash’ debut record Amanz' Olwandle is an accrual and reflection of every music experience he has accumulated throughout his upbringing and music career. It is a melting pot of fresh instrumental and vocal pieces that ooze with bold Afrocentric and contemporary rhythms, sweet melodies and soulful harmonies. This record is a must for anyone who appreciates African, Spiritual, Soul, Jazz, Funk, Lounge and even sophisticated House music. He has worked with a range of recognised vocalists and instrumentalists, such as Nick Pitman, Zoe The Seed, Xolisa Dlamini and Paras Dlamini.
For the performances, his band will comprise of Sibusiso Mashiloane on keys, Riley Giandhari on drums, Xolisa Dlamini on vocals, Nick Pitman on guitar and Qhubekani Mthethwa on bass guitar.
“For this launch tour people can expect to hear the many different faces from the album, without compromising the sound that I have created to be my own.” Says Mash
This performance is part of the Concerts SA Venue Circuit which aims to grow a love and support for live music in communities, as well as anchor small and medium sized venues in urban and rural Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, and the Western Cape.
Concerts SA is a joint South African/Norwegian live music development project housed within the SAMRO Foundation. Concerts SA receives financial, administrative and technical support from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, SAMRO, the SAMRO Foundation and Concerts Norway. Working with musicians, promoters, venue owners and audiences, and providing support to the sector through research and skills development for music professionals, the project aims to build a vibrant and viable live music circuit in southern Africa. It also aims to develop an interest in and appreciation of live music by showcasing music performances and conducting workshops at schools.
Performance dates and venues:
April 1 (doors open 19h00) at Seaman’s Corner, Unit 3, Mpumalanga Township, Hammarsdale. Tickets R30 at the door
April 2 (doors open at 13h00) at Rainbow Restaurant, Pinetown. Tickets:R80 booked on www.webtickets.co.za
April 7 (doors open at 18h00) at Luthuli Museum, Groutville. Tickets R30 at the door