Date(s) - 03/06/2023
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Umtiza Arts Festival presents Sakhile Simani – People Of My Community.
Sakhile Simani Quartet, featuring Mdantsane born trumpeter, composer music director and producer Sakhile Simani. Pianist, Mthokozisi Mabuza. Bassist, Dalisu Ndlazi, drummer Sakhumzi Nompozolo and the Stirling Highschool big band.
Join the internationally renowned trumpeter celebrate how communal jazz practices have evolved and become a multicultural and multidimensional product and process. Sakhile thrives on the continuum of communal jazz music as a subset of sharing, interchanging, and negotiating music and ideas from the bandstand to societal communities. Inspired by his community, Sakhiles’s body of work is rooted in these principles which he aims to inspire, empower, educate and create symbiotic relations and identities with his musical community. Mr. Simani composed the People of my Community repertoire during the Covid 19 pandemic lockdown with the intent to restore HOPE and LOVE to his community during all the uncertainty.
Tickets available from Computicket and all Shoprite and Checkers outlets at R150 per person