Sunday January 23, Sunday Afternoon Spends, Ikwexi Community Centre, Gugulethu
This Sunday 23 January will feature the Jazz Workshop Biggish Band at the Sunday Afternoon Spends in Gugulethu.
The Sunday Afternoon Spends, presented by Pro Helvetia, the Arts Council of Switzerland, is a four week series of jazz and afrobeat sessions at IKWEZI Community Centre in Gugulethu. The rest of the series features Tete Mbambisa, Afro Vibrations, and Mark Fransman's Strait and Narrow.
On Sunday the JWBB will be featuring Cape Town stalwart George Werner as a guest on piano, and we'll playing a selection of our trademark repertoire of original Big Band Jazz, composed for us by Mertyn Barrow, David Ledbetter, Douglas Armstrong and Jannie 'Hanepoot' van Tonder, as well as some new arrangements of South African classics by Zakes Nkosi, Hugh Masekela, Dollar Brand, Chris McGregor, etc
We'll be playing 2 sets starting 14h00 up to about 17h00. Entry is R20 and there'll be a bar, or for R150 (including entrance to the show) you can take a safe taxi from the Grand Parade (for more details look at http://www.coffeebeans.co.za/sundayspends_transport.htm or call Iain on 0844 769 249).
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JWBB Performances coming up:
The JWBB is an amateur Big Band based in Cape Town, and lead by trombonist Jannie 'Hanepoot' van Tonder
(5 saxes, 4 trombones, 4 trumpets, 5 rhythm)
The JWBB plays original compositions, as well as new arrangements of South African Jazz standards.
Saxes: Charles Hart, John Ntshibilikwana, John Thorne, Graham Thorne, Nick Green
Trumpets: Charlie Heyes, Douglas Armstrong, Stuart Bowen, Daniel Kaplan
Trombones: Andrew O'Donoghue, Shelley Williams, Simon Hough, Matthew Grant
Rhythm (gt, pno, bs, dms, perc): Rick Beckman, Nathan Woodman, Sidney McKinnon, Ted Frazer, Keith Coxon
More info: firstname.lastname@example.org / 072 189 2481
or check out http://www.work.co.za/userwebs/jannie/jwbb
Bookings: Nick Green 021 797 7628 or Graham Thorne 021 794 5928
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