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Samkelo Njinji

Njinji Street live at the Centre for Jazz & Popular Music

Press release:

The Centre for Jazz and Popular Music proudly presents Njinji street on Wednesday, 05 October 2022 at 18:00.

This concept is led by a young pianist, Samkelo Njinji who will be taking you on a journey that he conceptualizes as Njinji street. Njinji street is the lane of healing and love, where medication is released in melody format to revive one’s inner man. On this night expect a performance of Njinji’s compositions which are a look into his soul, thoughts and imaginations. You will get a sense of his struggle’s and how music has become his daily dose of hope.

Gig listing:

Samkelo Njinji

Njinji Street

Doors Open: 17:30,

Show Starts: 18:00

Tickets: R100, pensioner tickets are R70 and student tickets are R40

Pianist Samkelo Njinji will be joined by Blessings Twala on bass and Snethemba ‘Snare’ Cele On vocals, Sbu Zondi on drums, Thabo Sikhakhane on trumpet and Senzo Ngcobo on Trumbone. This is a journey you definitely want to embark on. Booking is essential and needs to be done by 3pm Wednesday, 05 October 2022. Email zamat1@ukzn.ac.za to book.


Oct 05 2022


6:00 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Oct 05 2022
  • Time: 12:00 pm
Centre for Jazz & Popular Music


Centre for Jazz & Popular Music
University of KwaZulu-Natal, 238 Mazisi Kunene Rd, Glenwood, Durban, 4041
Thulile Zama


Thulile Zama