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Thursday, September 28, 2017


(Muriel Marco)

Argentinian singer, composer and keyboard player Muriel Marco is set to dazzle South African audiences with the launch of her EP in the month of October and November 2017.

The Centre for Jazz and Popular Music will present a performance by her on October 4 ,2017.

Known for her jazz and world musical styles, Marco is ready to impress her fans in KwaZulu-Natal with her latest offering: Muriel Marco – No Direction (ND) Project. Having performed as part of international group Tucan Tucan, as well as releasing her very own music, the Muriel Marco – ND Project sees Muriel composing and playing music with no boundaries regarding genre and instrumentation. For her KZN performances her band will consist of Mxolisi Mdlalose on saxophone, Dalisu Ndlazi on bass guitar and Riley Giandhari on drums.

Marco, says she is excited to take to the stage. “I'm thrilled to bring this dream to fruition because it is a musical project that I have envisioned for many years. A true reflection of my musical journey,” admits Marco.

ND Project music is well-rooted on Marco’s Argentinian, Latin, African and Jazz background but Alternative and even Pop music influences emerge in the compositions. From Tango to Maskandi, Swing to Chacarera, Mbaqanga to Toba lullaby, expect a vibrant, original project that will ensure a unique experience.

At the age of 19, Marco embarked on a journey from Argentina to South Africa to study English where she automatically fell in love with Southern African music styles. It's these styles, together with her love for Jazz and Argentinian Folklore music, which inspired Marco to develop the Muriel Marco – ND Project.

“South African Jazz lovers will be transported into my world in which creativity, unheard sounds and feelings collide,” promises Marco.

Muriel Marco will perform at 18h00 on October 4 at The Centre for Jazz and Popular music (CJPM), Level 2, Shepstone Building at UKZN Howard College Campus. Doors open at 17h30. General admission R70 (R45 pensioners, R20 students)

For more information contact Thuli on 031 260 3385 or email

Marco will also perform on October 6 at 20h00 at the Sound Café, 5 Garlicke Drive, Warne House in Ballito. (Doors open at 19h00). General admission R50 (R200 VIP). Bookings on or