Durban vocalist and UKZN staffer Ms Thulile Zama, who recently completed her BA (Honours) degree at UKZN, will perform at the Jazzy Rainbow club in Durban on July 27.
UKZN alumnus Mr Linda Sikhakhane, who is also a well-known jazz musician, joins the likes of Tom Ford and Bradley Cooper as an alumnus of the New York-based The New School in the United States after being sponsored by Pacinamix – a cutting-edge PR firm.
UKZN Jazz student and bassist, Mr Dalisu Ndlazi is attending the Louis Armstrong Summer Camp in New Orleans, courtesy of T Musicman through the Standard Bank Joy of Jazz Youth Development Program, GELEZA KLEVA AND LEARN.
Music student Ms Nomfundo Cele partnered with Okwabantu Events to host the Fashion Meets Jazz show – a lifestyle event incorporating live jazz music and a fashion showcase – at the Olympus night club in Durban.
Nine students of the College of Humanities won 2019 Southern African Music Rights Organisation (SAMRO) Bursaries for study in music performance, each receiving cash towards their fees or for funding their research.
The Centre for Jazz and Popular Music in the School of Arts has celebrated Jazz Appreciation Month with a series of school visits to increase the awareness of jazz.
Lead singer of the highly acclaimed Heels over Head band and UKZN staff member Ms Thulile Zama was awarded her Honours degree in Social Sciences.
Music lecturer and renowned pianist Dr Andrew Warburton graduated with his PhD in Music for his thesis on Towards a personal interpretation of Beethoven’s Piano Sonata in E, Op.109.
UKZN Music lecturer Demi Fernandez performed alongside his wife Linda Vargas and son Ramon at the Centre for Jazz and Popular Music for one show only on Saturday, 23 March.
Renowned musician Professor Darius Brubeck who founded the Centre for Jazz and Popular Music 30 years ago will be at the 31st annual UKZN Jazz Jol on Saturday, April 6.