Come and enjoy an evening of great South African big band jazz with Hanepoot & the Biggish Band at the Masque Theatre in Muizenberg on Sunday January 14 at 19h00.

This groovy 18-piece big band led by Jannie 'Hanepoot' van Tonder will play 2 sets from its purely South African pad.

Previous Biggish Band gigs at the Masque have been a real blast for both audience and band. The early Sunday evening slot is just the thing to end off the weekend.

Expect to hear some lekker new arrangements of South African jazz classics (tunes by Errol Dyers, Zakes Nkosi, Dollar Brand, Chris McGregor, Hugh Masekela, etc) as well as some great originals composed for us by Merton Barrow, David Ledbetter, Douglas Armstrong, 'Hanepoot' van Tonder and others.

The music includes Cape Town goema, Johannesburg marabi, big band swing ... and even a tango!

The Masque Theatre is one of the very best of theatre venues in Cape Town, with quality lights and sound, and is situated at 37 Main Road, Muizenberg. If you have the Google Earth software installed on your computer, click here to see the Masque Theatre and surrounds from above!

The concert will start at 19h00 and tickets are R50. Book at the Masque Theatre on 021 788 1898 (o/h) or, or contact Nick Green on 021 761 7740 or 084 660 6158 for further information.

Other Biggish Band gigs coming up:

  • January 13: Jazzathon V&A Waterfront Amphitheatre

  • January 28: Fandango, Bird Street, Stellenbosch

  • February 18: Swingers Pub & Restaurant, 1 Wetwyn Road, Wetton

  • March 23: Cape Town Festival, Joseph Stone Auditorium, Athlone

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The Biggish Band:
Saxes: Charles Hart, John Ntshibilikwana, Chris Tokalon, Fred Block, Nick Green
Trumpets: Charlie Heyes, Douglas Armstrong, Daniel Kaplan, Stuart Bowen, Dean Manuel
Trombones: Matthew Willis, Andrew O'Donoghue, Dylan Majoos, Jasper Cook
Rhythm (gt, pno, bs, dms, perc): Colin Miller, George Werner, Sidney McKinnon, Ted Frazer

Bookings: Nick Green 021 761 7740

CV: Jannie van Tonder