Slow Life presents The Taipei-Cape Jazz Connection
Sun Oct 22, 18:00 - Sun Oct 22, 20:00
Olympia Bakery Kalk Bay
As part of a special Taipei-Cape Collaboration, made possible by the Spotlight Taiwan Project, visiting Taiwanese jazz musicians Chi-pin Hsieh (jazz violin) and Kai-ya Chang (piano) will join forces with Cape Town jazz musicians Amanda Tiffin, Shaun Johannes and Kevin Gibson to present a series of special performances in Cape Town from 15 to 22 October 2017.
The music of Chi-pin Hsieh and Kai-ya Chang is a unique blend of jazz, classical and traditional Taiwanese elements. Promising a sensational, experience, audiences can expect to hear the velvet voice of Cape Town jazz vocalist Amanda Tiffin, blended with the soulful violin of Chi-pin Hsieh, backed by the dynamic rhythms of Gibson, Johannes, and Chang, woven together with the very special sounds of Africa from award winning maestro, Dizu Plaatjies.
The Spotlight Taiwan initiative is facilitated by the Taipei Liaison Office, Cape Town, through the Ministry of Culture, Taiwan. The project seeks to promote international cultural exchanges and cultivate a greater interest in and appreciation of Taiwan’s culture worldwide