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Monday, August 19, 2019


(Sibongile Gwacela)

The Centre for Jazz and Popular Music will present dynamic female bassist and vocalist Sibongile Gwacela on August 27, 2019.

Originally from Durban, she studied Jazz Music at Tshwane University of Technology. Her musical journey began at Macufe Jazz Festival, when she opened a stage for the late Busi Mhlongo., Letta Mbuli and Thandiswa Mazwayi.

Gwacela has performed in many Jazz Festivals in South Africa such as Hazelmere Dam Jazz Fest, Standard Bank Joy of Jazz, Macufe Festival Soweto Jazz Fest and many more. She has worked with many great musicians in the industry. She has also performed in Egypt, Algeria, Malaysia and Uganda and Indonesia.

Join Sibongile Gwacela on bass and vocals, with Bucco Xaba on drums, Lungelo Ngcobo on piano, and Thabo Sikhakane on trumpet at The Centre for Jazz and Popular music (CJPM), Level 2, Shepstone Building at UKZN Howard College Campus on August 27, 2019, at 18h00 (doors open at 17h30)

General admission R80 (R50 pensioners, R25 students). Contact Thuli on 031 260 3385 or email more details.