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Tuesday, April 14, 2020



The Centre for Jazz and Popular Music in conjunction with iSupport Creative Business have taken the initiative to marshal their resources by presenting a weekly concert, featuring three artists that will present a 20-minute set each.

To watch the concert there is a charge of minimum R30 and once sending the Proof of Payment, the audience will receive a link to the concert. The full contribution of the audience will go straight to the artists in an effort to support and sustain South Africa’s beloved musicians through this testing time.

“We take great pride in our curation of these concerts that ensures that the broad range of music on offer is of a consistently high standard. We are prioritizing good quality with regard to audio, video and of course, performance,” says a Centre for Jazz representative.

The second concert in the series will take place tomorrow (Wednesday, April 15, 2020) and features the well-known double bassist Lex Futshane who will be presenting original compositions and arrangements of some local and international standards.

Secondly, the concert will feature young talents, Bandless, performance art collective with members who hail from various parts of the country. Bandless is not a band, thus they proclaim  themselves as an artistic comradery which encompasses fine art, drama and live music. Their craft is a sonically mirrored reflection of society's past, present and future.

Lastly vocalist and guitarist Tsholofelo and her band join the bill. She is performing originals from her debut album titled Becoming which explores the notion of home as a feeling recognised within self and within others, as opposed to home as a physical structure. In it, Tsholofelo explores her identity as a woman and individual learning about life and love while reflecting on who she was, her upbringing and home environment. In no particular genre, she articulates her journey through a blend of different styles while remaining sonically cohesive.

Musicians can submit a video that is created especially for the concert, which is likely to be a solo performance or very small ensemble in this period of social distance. You can also submit previously recorded videos that are not widely available on the internet, and are part of your personal archive.

Make your weekly payment to:
iSupport Music Business

Reference: your email address
Send your POP to:

And you will receive the link before 16h00 on Wednesday.