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Wednesday, September 6, 2017


(Sibusiso Mash Mashiloane. Photo Black Lotus Photography)

Sibusiso Mash Mashiloane performs in Ballito as part of Rotha Album Tour

Pianist and composer Sibusiso Mash Mashiloane released his second album Rotha – A Tribute to Mama at the end of August and is now ready to present it during an album launch tour. He will appear in Ballito on September 8.

Rotha is inherently a tribute to Mashiloane’s cherished and influential figures, experiences and memories, but most importantly a tribute to his mother Rotha who passed in 2016, while he was in studio to record Rotha. Rotha is an acoustic traditional jazz album that radiates South African heritage sounds and universal jazz influences. He describes this album as mostly sharing Coltrane’s harmonic movements with African influences within the melody and most notably references to South African tribal and spiritual sounds.

He will bring a band of young and talented musicians to the venue, consisting of Keorapetse Kolwane on vocals, Thabo Sikhakhane on trumpet, Freeman Gumede on bass guitar and Stanley Matlou on drums.

The performance will take place on September 8 at 19h00 at the Sound CafĂ©, Warne House, 5 Garlicke Drive in Ballito. General entrance R50 (R200 VIP) – bookings through email for online at

Sound Cafe is an upmarket, safe environment to enjoy world class entertainment. Enjoy their weekly brand new dinner menu which includes some great Tapas meals and mains specials that will be advertised during the course of the week.