Discipline of Music

Dr. Nduduzo Makhathini live

Press release: Dr. Nduduzo Makhathini, on Wednesday, 21 February 2024 at 17:30

The Centre for Jazz and Popular Music is proud to present an unforgettable evening with the internationally acclaimed pianist and composer, Dr. Nduduzo Makhathini, on Wednesday, 21 February 2024. Known for his ground-breaking performances that seamlessly blend jazz with African rhythms and contemporary sounds, Dr. Makhathini promises to deliver a mesmerizing musical journey that will captivate audiences of all ages.

As an esteemed educator and researcher at The University of KwaZulu Natal, Dr. Makhathini brings a wealth of knowledge and passion to his music, creating intellectually stimulating and emotionally stirring compositions. With a career that has taken him to prestigious festivals and venues around the world, including the Cape Town International Jazz Festival, the Essence Festival, and the legendary Blue Note Jazz Club in New York City, Dr. Makhathini continues to push the boundaries of jazz music with his innovative approach and unparalleled talent.

In addition to his prolific career as a performer, Dr. Makhathini is also a dedicated producer and label owner, having released eight critically acclaimed albums since 2014. His latest album, “In the Spirit of Ntu,” released in 2022, has been hailed as a masterpiece, showcasing Dr. Makhathini’s evolution as an artist and his deep connection to his African roots.

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to experience the magic of Dr. Nduduzo Makhathini live at the Centre for Jazz and Popular Music. Book your tickets and be part of an unforgettable night of music and celebration.

Gig Listing

UKZN, Centre for Jazz and Popular Music

Wednesday, 21 February 2024

University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, Howard College Campus, Dennis Shepstone Building, Level 2

Doors open at 17h00 Music starts at 17:30

Tickets can be purchased from action in autism by emailing the Director at: zamat1@ukzn.ac.za


Feb 21 2024


5:30 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/Los_Angeles
  • Date: Feb 21 2024
  • Time: 7:30 am