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Friday, June 30, 2017


The Latest Band is a new group based in Pietermaritzburg comprising four members: S’bahle Mthembu (18) who is the bass guitarist and replacement drummer; pianist Ntokozo Ndimande (20); drummer Siphokuhle Zulu (18), and vocalist S’nothando Mbotho (15 years).

The band started in 2014 called the Hot coffee Band. The name was changed in 2015 when they realised there was another band in the UK with the same name. They then changed their name to The Latest Band.

The band needs a mentor as it is currently unrecorded. Andile Shezi, the organiser, arranged for Concerts SA to organise a performance with Ukhozi FM on June 25th on a live Jazz show.

The band started as a school band from Edendale Technical High School and some of its members are still in high school. Ntokozo Ndimande, co-founder member and pianist, is currently studying at Creative Arts College towards a qualification in Sound Engineering and Music production. The other co founder of the band, Sbahle Mthembu, is completing his matric this year. Their main genre is jazz and fusion with a bit of RnB.

For more information contact the organiser: Andile Shezi on 084 764 4958 or Sikhumbuzo Ndimande on email: