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Tuesday, September 3, 2019


(Right: Khombisile “Skho” Miya)

The Centre for Jazz and Popular Music will present Heritage Twosday with Maskandi musician Khombisile “Skho” Miya on September 10, 2019.

Khombisile Miya and her exceptional band are unique in the genre of the maskandi. The band infuses the richness of the traditional music genre with African sound and pure maskandi beats. The music instilled with dialogue of traditional and contemporary social comments.

Miya aims to be an ambassador, transmitter of the artistic, cultural, and heritage wisdom of African cultures in South Africa and Africa throughout the world, enhancing the essence of the celebration of the living heritage throughout the generations using music and dance.

Khombisile “Skho” Miya on lead vocalist will be joined by keyboard player Wiseman Chiyi, guitarist- Bhekizwe Khalala, bassist Mzo Mkhize, drummer Sbu Mkhize and backing vocalists/dancers Bonisiwe Phungula, Nontobeko Mtshare and Pinky Mabaso.

The concert takes place at The Centre for Jazz and Popular music (CJPM), Level 2, Shepstone Building at UKZN Howard College Campus on September 10, 2019, at 18h00 (doors open at 17h30). General admission R80 (R50 pensioners, R25 students). Contact Thuli on 031 260 3385 or email more details.