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Thursday, August 2, 2018



The Centre for Jazz and Popular Music will present ZolaSoul on August 8, 2018.

ZolaSoul has worked at various big corporations and in the last 10 years his customer service, organizational and technical skills have been through it all. He has now turned his attention to his first love, music. A Rhodes University graduate with a BSc and a Fort Hare University post graduate BComm Hons in Information Systems, Zola Futshane is a mixture of educated brains, corporate experience and creative.

ZolaSoul is an Afro Soul artist who released his debut album Thando lokwenene in 2014. He has worked with various producers such as Wandile 'Afrotraction' Moya and Nduduzo Makhathini. The album was nominated for a SATMA award in 2014 in the New Comer category.

The album has been reviewed on Move Magazine, The Daily Sun, Sunday Tribune (Durban), Daily Dispatch (East London), and the City Vision (Cape Town). All with positive feedback as can be read on the ZolaSoul Official artist page on Facebook. The album is available on,,,, and various other online platforms and physical copies at various music outlets.

ZolaSoul is currently performing around Johannesburg. He has appeared live on SABC 2 Weekend live (see as well as on E TV Sunrise.

Join Zola Futshane (vocals), with Sanele Phakathi (piano), Qhubekani Mthethwa (bass) and Sbu Zondi (drums) on August 8 at 18h00 at the Centre for Jazz. The doors open at 17h30. General admission R80 (R50 pensioners, R25 students). For more details contact Thuli on 031 260 3385 or email

The Centre for Jazz and Popular Music (CJPM) is situated on Level 2, Shepstone Building at UKZN Howard College Campus.