The V&A Waterfront Take the Stage concert series, a platform for emerging South African musicians and musical ensembles, is back, with free, live music concerts this month.
This Sunday, February 13, Jazz Cats will perform at the Silo District, at 1pm. The duo is made up of Boris Guderjahn on the tenor saxophone and Ryan Sackanary on keyboard.
Their genre is a blend of jazz, Latin and funk mixed with a more contemporary sound.
Jazz Cats has previously performed at the Cape Town Jazz Festival in 2017, Hout Bay Market, Mojo Market, and Jazzathon Cape Town 2020 to name a few.
- Mandla Mlangeni and Friends will take the stage on Saturday February 26 at the Pierhead Deck at the Waterfront, at 6pm.
Mandla toured extensively with the Cape Town Opera’s production of Porgy and Bess from 2009 to 2014, with performances at opera houses in Europe.
He will be joined by Ndumiso Nxele on drums, Nicholas Williams on bass, Siya Charles on trombone and Thembelihle Dunjana on piano.
He has performed and collaborated with several jazz musicians such as David Murray, Evan Parker, Feya Faku, Louis Moholo, Shabaka Hutchings (UK), Barney Rachabane, Hotsix Mabuse and Hugh Masekela.
For more information, visit www.waterfront.co.za