UKZN Alumnus and jazz musician Mr Linda Sikhakhane

UKZN music alumnus graduates from prestigious New York school

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, Mr Dalisu Ndlazi

UKZN Jazz student takes on New Orleans

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 Behind Fashion Meets Jazz Show

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.

SA Music Rights Organisation bursary winners (from left) Ms Nobuhle Myeni, Ms Nomthandazo Makhanya, Ms Noluthando Maphumulo and Ms Zoliswa Michelle Mchunu.

African Music and Dance Students Win Bursaries

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.

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