UNTITLED BASEMENT Presents Nduduzo Makhathini 'A trip to the underworlds' Live, 4th July 2019.
Every generation has its own leading lights. For the current generation of South African
young jazz musicians, pianist, composer, educator and thinker Nduduzo Makhathini stands as
a key torchbearer. It’s useful to note the refreshing virtuosity with which the 37 years old
jazzman articulates a decidedly spiritual vision of the world with the piano, and his
compositional clarity. Makhathini plays with a bright lyricism and a full sound pallet that
gives him a markedly wide melodic vocabulary. His music is as open as it is invigorating.
Makhathini’s interests in conversation with unseen realms cuts through deeply in his artistic
This very special one night only show at Untitled Basement has been a long in the making this show will feature:
Nduduzo Makhathini - piano and vocals, Ayanda Sikade - drums and cymbals, Gontse Makhene - percussion and skins, Nhlanhla Radebe - contrabass, Linda Sikhane - saxophones, Ndabo Zulu - trumpet.
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