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Hanepoot & the Biggish Band (formerly known as the Jazz Workshop Biggish Band) are appearing live at the Baxter Theatre Concert Hall, Rosebank this Saturday August 13, as part of the FMR 10th Birthday Celebrations.

FMR 101.3 FM Stereo has been broadcasting in Cape Town 24-hours-a-day since 1995, dividing airtime between Jazz and Classical Music. This radio station plays an vital role in the Western Cape music scene, and has been pro-active in promoting South African music and musicians along with topical news and interviews about noteworthy events in Cape Town's cultural and performing arts life.

Come and celebrate this event with Cape songsters Sylvia Mdunyelwa, Jeff Weiner who will also be doing their thing along with the Kyle Shepherd Trio and the Alan Cameron Quartet.

The Biggish Band will play 1 set of original compositions and some new arrangements of great South African Standards.

The concert will start at 20h15 and entrance is R20. For more info call 021 401 1013, or you can book through Computicket.

other gigs coming up:

1 October, Nassau Centre, Biggish Band live CD Recording, with guests
15 October, Lansdowne Civic Centre Fundraiser: Motor Cycle Ministries

more info at www.jazz.co.za

The Biggish Band 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 Biggish Band plays original compositions, as well as new arrangements of South African Jazz standards.

Saxes: Charles Hart, John Ntshibilikwana, Chris Tokalon, Graham Thorne, Nick Green
Trumpets: Charlie Heyes, Douglas Armstrong, Daniel Kaplan, Stuart Bowen
Trombones: Matthew Willis, Andrew O'Donoghue, Shelley-Ann van Tonder, Simon Hough, Mike Nixon
Rhythm (gt, pno, bs, dms, perc): Colin Miller, George Werner, Sidney McKinnon, Ted Frazer, Keith Coxon

072 189 2481
Bookings: Nick Green 021 797 7628

more info:

CV: Jannie van Tonder

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