Harold Japhta), Athlone Academy of Music, Athlone
The Jazz Workshop Biggish Band will be performing this Saturday afternoon March 19 at 15h00 at the Spes Bona High School Hall in Jan Smuts Drive, Athlone, when the Athlone Academy of Music hosts a fund-raising Jazz Festival.
man behind this event is legendary Cape Town saxophonist Harold Japhtha, who has been living
in Norway for many years, but has regularly visited Cape Town and been
involved in raising support for the Athlone
Academy of Music based at Spes Bona High School for a while now.
has recently completed and album of Goema music and on Saturday he will
be performing music off this album with his band.
Other than Harold Japhta and his band you can see these top Cape Jazz groups:
proceedings will be Charlie Louw and the Mamela Project band, some
youngsters from Manenberg. They will perform on Saturday from
are only R40.
Contact Sam Jonker at 021 697 2120 or 083 4194 044.
*If you have problems seeing the
you can view this press release with images at
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.
Charles Hart, John Ntshibilikwana, John Thorne, Graham Thorne, Nick
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, George Werner, Sidney McKinnon, Ted Frazer, Keith Coxon
/ 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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