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Kujenga Afro-jazz celebrates Heritage Day

Sun Sep 24, 15:00 - Sun Sep 24, 17:30

Guga S'thebe


Heritage Day Celebrations with Kujenga, Afro-Jazz band with Opening Act featuring Nomapostile Nyino performing African beats from sounds of indigenous traditional instruments such as uHadi (mouthbow) and mbira

Kujenga, a seven piece instrumental collective whose sound is rooted in Black improvised music, will be celebrating in a performance Heritage Day at the 7th FMR Take Note Jazz Project playing African  sounds,

from their upcoming album as well as songs from the African continent and diaspora

Kujenga is an afrojazz band based in Cape Town, South Africa. The word kujenga – meaning “build” or “create” in KiSwahili - symbolises the band’s belief in their calling as musicians; to build and create meaningful experiences with every single listener. The band consists of a four piece rhythm section featuring Owethu Ndwandwe on lead vocals and keys, twin brother Zwide Ndwandwe on bass, Thane Smith on electric guitar and Skhumbuzo Qamata on drums. The larger ensemble includes Bonga Mosola on trumpet, Matthew Rightford on tenor sax and Tamzyn Freeks on trombone. Kujenga released their debut album Nationality in 2019 and are currently working towards the release of their second full length studio album


Kujenga Afro-jazz celebrates Heritage Day
Guga S'thebe
Washington St, Langa, Cape Town, 7456
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