UH OH! and IBHUNGA, the council
Thu Dec 21, 20:00 - Thu Dec 21, 22:00
Join us for a special evening of original music as Joburg-based bands Ibhunga the Council & Uh Oh! present an eclectic double feature at The Commons, 21 Dec.
7PM - doors open
8PM - music starts
Ibhunga the Council
IBHUNGA (the Council) is an emerging contemporary ethno-afro jazz band, based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Convened and conceptualized by Eastern Cape born trombonist, composer, and arranger, Athamacwera Ngcaba, the project explores the convergence of tradition, cultural preservation; identity and other related concepts from the perspective of young musicians navigating the intersection between heritage, citylife and modernism.
Athi Ngcaba - Trombone
Jed Peterson - Tenor Saxophone
Keegan Steenkamp - Trumpet and Flugelhorn
Asandiswa George - Vox
Solethu Madasa - Piano
Luke Verrezen - Acoustic Bass
Zolani Rafuza - Drums and Cymbals
Uh Oh! - a Johannesburg-based alternative folk band. Their songs (a fusion of playful rhythms and dreamy melodies) contemplate interpersonal vulnerability and conflict. Through their thoughtful lyricism and arrangements, Uh Oh! recalls ‘70s folk with an admiration for art-pop and jazz sensibilities.
Senna-Marie - Songwriter, Vocalist, guitarist
Ryan Schultze - Producer, Co-composer, Pianist
Keegan Latham - Bassist
Nicholas Bjorkman - Drummer
Athi Ngcaba - Trombone Player
Pamela King - Backing Vocalist