Thembelihle Dunjana is a vibrant, young pianist, composer and bandleader from Gugulethu, Cape Town. Her band, “Igugu”, is influenced by African American Jazz, SA jazz, house, soul and kwaito.
Saxophonist Ivan Mazuze swings African Jazz. Deeply rooted in progressive African jazz, his melodies are supported by a powerful rhythm section consisting of electric bass, piano and drums.
Ariel Zamonsky is an Argentinian bass player who started studying music at the age of 13. He has played with numerous renown musicians on various world stages and explores diverse genres.
South African born Jazz Trumpeter and Composer, Lwanda Gogwana is a 3 time 2012 SAMA award nominee for Best Jazz, Best Newcomer and Male artist of the year.
The 20-piece Lady Day Big Band features a powerful line up of Cape Town’s finest musicians. The band incorporates contemporary styles with traditional big band sounds.