Jazz in the Native Yards



The Cape Town Trumpet Summit with acclaimed jazz trumpeter Darren English and Blackie Tempi featuring Hassan Adas upbeat samba Latino-jazz band

Darren English

2011 Pdm UCT/NMH, Norway

2012 Bmus Honours UCT, South Africa 

2014 Master of Arts GSU, USA


2010 FMR Award Winner

2012 FMR/P’nP Award Winner

2012 SAMRO Award Winner

2016 Best-Of-The-Year Jazziz Magazine 

Best-Of-2016 Huffington Post New York/London 

2018 Global Peace Song Award Winner (Los Angeles)

2018 Georgia State University (GSU) 40-UNDER-40 Award Recipient

2020 Global Peace Song Award Winner (Los Angeles)


Harley-Davidson Cape Town Brand Ambassador

Exclusive Artist/Designer at Shelby® South Africa

Artist Collaborator at Ferro & Company Luxury Watches

Exclusive Artist Collaborator at Zebra Square Gallery SA/UAE/EU 2021 


from 4 reviews
"Love the venue. Loved the passion, music and brass"
- Gary
"Well organised. Beautiful setting. Great sound. Thank U Native Yards for bringing jazz to our yard. Please return regularly"
- Viv

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