Thabani Gapara Project

Thursday, 16 August
20h30 | R140

Zimbabwean born and raised, Thabani Gapara is an Auckland-based saxophonist who has been performing around the world in various musical projects for the last decade. He graduated at the New Zealand School of Music in BMus Jazz. Thabani has had the pleasure to play as a member in several music projects in Zimbabwe, South Africa, New Zealand, Australia, and the USA.

The Thabani Gapara Project presents his own original music from a soon-to-be-released EP, and a mix of some arrangements of music from a variety of his influences that include: Hugh Masekela ZA, Richard Bona, Fela Kuti, Roy Hargrove, Kirk Whalum and Moses Molelekwa to mention but a few.

The Band will present an evening of compositions by band leader Thabani Gapara and a variety of music from the African Jazz landscape arranged by the group. Prepare yourselves for a night of light hearted and exciting afro-funk jazz event.

Thabani Gapara – Saxophones
Siyanqoba lukhetho mthethwa – Keyboards & Piano
Sipho Mabena – Bass
Sinikiwe Mabaso – Drums

An advance booking is advised and you may contact 011 339 6645 / 081 534 2867 or email Students receive a 50% discount on tickets.