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Monday, July 29, 2019


(Simthandile Mtolo)

The Centre for Jazz and Popular Music will present Simthandile Mtolo on August 7, 2019.

Simthandile holds over a decade of experience in the live entertainment industry as a professional performer and live entertainment specialist. She comes from a family that loves music. Some of Simtha’s influences include Simphiwe Dana, Esperanza Spalding, Erica Badu as well as Whitney Housten, Jill Scott, Gregory Porter, Maleh, Lalah Hathaway, and Siphokazi.

In 2015 Simtha was awarded the 1st prize for East Coast Radio’s Be The Band Competition which she won a R50 000 music hamper for, as well as the chance to perfom at The BP Durban Day where she shared a stage with Prime Circle, Thandiswa Mazwai and Mafikizolo, to name but a couple.

Join Simthandile Mtolo with Lindo Swing on keys, Talent Mbatha on bass and Lunga Myeni on drums on August 7 at 18h00 (doors open at 17h30) at The Centre for Jazz and Popular music (CJPM), Level 2, Shepstone Building at UKZN Howard College Campus. General admission R80 (R50 pensioners, R25 students).

Contact Thuli on 031 260 3385 or email for more details