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Saturday, September 23, 2017


(The Beam Brothers)

The Centre for Jazz and Popular Music will presents the Beam Brothers, on September 26, 2017, at 18h00

Established over 60 years ago in Mpumalanga- Hammarsdale, the outfit has been through a lot of changes owing to time and members coming and going but its values, love for music and commitment to the craft has kept them going strong.

While their sound could be easily mistaken for Gospel music, the Durban based foursome is all about reflecting on the ins and outs of day-to-day life through their music which can be heard on their 15 track recording titled Thuli. The recording is made up a laid-back mix of simple compositions and a nostalgic yet present sound. The Beam Brothers were two-time nominees in the 2015 SATMA awards.

Join the evergreen sounds of Beam Brothers with Malusi G Gwala, Sam Mqina, Michael Mkhize, Nkosinathi Lucky Gama (vocals), Mthobisi Mthalane (piano), Mandla Mgabhi (percussion), Mandla Zikalalala (bass), Philani Atlas Duma (drums) on September 26 at 18h00. Doors open at 17h30.

General admission R70 (R45 pensioners, R20 students). The Centre for Jazz and Popular Music (CJPM) is situated at Level 2, Shepstone Building at UKZN Howard College Campus.

For more information, contact Thuli on 031 260 3385 or email