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Tuesday, August 22, 2017


(The Jazz Minkeys)

An extraordinary Jazzy evening is on the cards; laced with live jazz, the hippest emcee in town and a wonderful dining experience; A Night Down in New Orleans at Egyptian Ella’s promises to be a night to remember, taking place at the Point Yacht Club on August 26.

Performed by The Jazz Minkeys, A Night Down in New Orleans at Egyptian Ella’s is a tale of Ella, a dancing girl living the high life in the speakeasies and Sporting Houses of New Orleans.....

The Jazz Minkeys is Durban’s fun-filled post-modern jazz orchestra, recreating the vibrant exuberance and stylistic nuances of the early popular Jazz ensembles and echoing the showman ship of Kenny Ball, Louis Armstrong and Louis Prima. The group play a wide variety of commercially-appealing Jazz and Popular music ranging from Early Jazz Classics to more modern day hits and some original tunes.

Daniel Sheldon features on trumpet and flugel horn. Tom Hare joins him on sax, flute and trumpet, Internationally acclaimed pianist, Neil Gonsalves, on ivories, Demi Fernandez on guitar, sensational jazz vocalist and guitarist, Zoe Masuku, together with Nosihle Zulu, a celebrated singer and Idols 2016 Top 8 Finalist, share vocals, Riley Giandhari on drums, and Ildo Nandja on double bass sound.

A Night Down in New Orleans at Egyptian Ella’s takes place on August 26 at 18h30 in the Islander Room at the Point Yacht Club in Durban. Bookings or more information through Amanda on 031 301 4787.