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Home Events Live Event Press Release The Centre for Jazz and Popular Music in partnership with the Centre for Creative Arts at UKZN, the UJ Arts & Culture and the South African Jazz Educators Association proudly presents the 2023 celebrations of International Jazz month with the UKZN Jazz staff and Alumni concert

The Centre for Jazz and Popular Music in partnership with the Centre for Creative Arts at UKZN, the UJ Arts & Culture and the South African Jazz Educators Association proudly presents the 2023 celebrations of International Jazz month with the UKZN Jazz staff and Alumni concert

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the University of KwaZulu Natal’s jazz program and this sets the theme for our activities in April. The jazz program at the University of Natal, Durban(UND) was established in 1983 by Prof Darius Brubeck, the first formal tertiary-level jazz program on the African continent.

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Performing are saxophonist Prof Salim Washington, guitarist Dr Sazi Dlamini, and vocalist Debbie Mari, with Thuto Motsemme on bass and Sbu Zondi on drums. Also in the line-up and playing as duets are Neil Gonsalves and Demi Fernandez, and Thulile Zama and David Smith (N’den).

UKZN, Centre for Jazz and Popular Music

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

Doors open: 17:00

Show starts: 17:30

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

Booking is essential: zamat1@ukzn.ac.za

Jazz Appreciation Month (fondly known as “JAM”) is a global event held in April every month to recognize and celebrate the extraordinary heritage and history of jazz. JAM is intended to stimulate and encourage people of all ages to participate in jazz – to study the music, attend concerts, listen to jazz on radio and recordings, read books about jazz, and more.

Date

Apr 26 2023
Expired!

Time

5:30 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Apr 26 2023
  • Time: 11:30 am