Performers in the show Latin Heat & Flamenco at the Jazz Centre.

Latin Heat & Flamenco Show at UKZN

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.

Artists who will perform at the upcoming UKZN Jazz Jol.

UKZN to host annual Jazz Jol

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.

UKZN Academic in ICTM Study Group on African Musics

African Music and Dance senior lecturer, Dr Patricia Opondo, attended the 2nd International Symposium of the International Council for Traditional Music’s (ICTM) Study Group on African Musics (SGAM) held at the University of Ghana. ICTM is a scholarly organisation which aims to further the study, practice, documentation, preservation and dissemination of traditional music and dance of

UKZN Jazz lecturer Mr Sibusiso Mashiloane releases his third album Closer to Home.

UKZN Jazz Lecturer launches third album

UKZN Jazz lecturer and pianist Mr Sibusiso Mashiloane will, next month, release his third album titled Closer to Home. Events to launch the album will be held in Durban, Johannesburg, Eastern Cape, Swaziland and Cape Town from September until November this year. The album launch tour comes at a time in his career where he

College of Humanities Deputy Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship recipients are Ms Jade Jessie Moodley and Ms Avuya Ngcaweni.

Hardworking Humanities Students Awarded College DVC Scholarships

Three undergraduate students from the College of Humanities are over the moon after receiving this year’s coveted College Deputy Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship. The students are Ms Tasmiyah Oumar, Ms Avuya Ngcaweni and Ms Jade Moodley. Oumar, a Psychology student, was ecstatic saying, ‘I’m still in shock. I honestly didn’t think I would make it this far. My first

UKZN Alumnus Does Her Bit towards Betterment of Society

UKZN African Music and Dance alumnus, Ms Thabile Buthelezi, is hosting a series of monthly dialogues and round table discussions aimed at the ‘betterment of society’. Buthelezi recently created the Thabile Buthelezi Foundation which is a community development project to ‘improve the preservation measurements of South Africa’s intangible cultural heritage through progressive, innovative initiatives’. Full