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Monday, December 21, 2020


(Sibusiso Mash Mashiloane)

iSupport Creative Business, in collaboration with The Luthuli Museum and supported by Concerts SA present Sibusiso Mash Mashiloane in a virtual concert that is available to watch from December 22, 2020.

Mash is known to be both a virtuoso piano player and conductor with his live performances being the drawing card that have garnered him audiences across the world. He is an integral performer of Africa Jazz music and has built an enthusiastic fan base whilst touring South Africa, USA, Mozambique and Tanzania. Mash has a Master’s Degree in Jazz Performance and graduated Cum Laude from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. He is a University lecturer and currently working on his PhD.

During his career, he has thus far released four albums that have won numerous prestigious awards, under which Best African Jazz Artist at the International Afrima Awards.

“This is the music I composed during the lockdown, the positive side I got from that difficult time. I imagined my village and my people while composing this music,” says Mashiloane.

Mashiloane’s band is featuring Dalisu Ndlazi on bass guitar, Sbu Zondi on drums, Thabo Sikhakhane on trumpet and Nomthandazo Madiya on vocals. The concert will also include a performance by the poet Nandile Dube from Uhuru Poetry In Motion Club at The Luthuli Museum with her poem ’26 letters’

This concert is initiated as part of a partnership between The Luthuli Museum and Concerts SA, produced by iSupport Creative Business. The Luthuli Museum is a site of international historical significance. It celebrates the life and legacy of Chief Albert John Mvumbi Luthuli, a human rights champion, an exemplary African leader and the first African to be awarded the 1960 Nobel Peace Prize.

Concerts SA is a joint South African/Norwegian live music development project housed under the auspices of SAMRO and managed by IKS Cultural Consulting. Concerts SA receives financial, administrative and technical support from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, SAMRO and the SAMRO Foundation. Working with musicians, promoters, venue owners and audiences, and providing support to the sector through research and skills development for music professionals, the project aims to build a vibrant and viable live music circuit in southern Africa. It also aims to develop an interest in and appreciation of live music by showcasing music performances and conducting workshops at schools.

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The concert opens on December 22, 2020. Tickets R30 available on, where the concert will also be available to view.