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Friday, August 17, 2018


(Jim Gorissen)

The Centre for Jazz and Popular Music will present Nederland’s guitarist Jim Gorissen on August 22 2018.

Gorissen’s multi-talent is illustrated by his activities in various fields such as: Salsa and Latin, Swing and Jazz, Rock and Pop. He is a regular visitor in Durban, and will feature a local band and talented Durban vocalist, Shomon.

Expect songs like Triste and Samba triste by Baden Powell as well as All the things you are by Powell/Kern/Hammerstein.

Gorissen plays with well-loved bassist Llewelyn Chetty who is a former music student at UKZN and is becoming one of Durban’s most sought-after session musicians. He has played many theatre productions and shows and has worked with numerous artists and bands both nationally and internationally, including Natalie R, Burton Naidoo, Neil Gonsalves, SAMA nominees Heels Over Head, Melvyn Peters, Martin Sigamoney and Jae, just to name a few. Talented Brenton Govender will be on drums.

Join Jim Gorissen for Latin and Flamenco influences on August 22, 2018, at 18h00 (doors open at 17h30) at Centre for Jazz and Popular music (CJPM), Level 2, Shepstone Building at UKZN Howard College Campus. Admission R80 (R50 pensioners, R25 students). For more details contact Thuli on 031 260 3385 or email