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Silent Revolution Winter Jazz Series

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The first Winter Jazz Series at the Fugard Theatre Studio in Cape Town takes place from 7 – 9 July and will feature performances by Soweto Kinch, Melanie Scholtz and Gavin Minter Spetet.

The three nights will each have 2 shows, starting at 7:30pm.

 The Silent Revolution Winter Jazz Series line-up at the Fugard Theatre Studio features many of the artists that would have then just returned from the Standard Bank Jazz Festival in Grahamstown, including four Standard Bank Young Artist Award (SBYAA) winners for Jazz.

 The Silent Revolution Winter Jazz Series opens on Thursday 7 July at 19:30 with Soweto Kinch featuring Soweto Kinch (Sax) from the UK, Kesivan Naidoo (drums) – SBYAA Jazz 2009, Shane Cooper (double bass), Dave Ledbetter (guitar) and Bokani Dyer (piano) – SBYAA 2011. At 21:00 the Emily Bruce Quartet will feature Andrew Lilley (piano), Charles Lazar (bass), Heinrich Goosen (drums) and special guest from Sweden Fredrik Norén on trumpet.

On Friday 8 July at 19:30 Melanie Scholtz & the dirty trio (Kesivan Naidoo (drums), Shane Cooper (double bass), Bokani Dyer (piano) and Melanie Scholtz (vocals) – SBYAA 2010), will perform with special guest Mark Fransman (sax) – SBYAA 2008. At 21:00 Andreas Schaerer (vocals), Bänz Oester (double bass) from Switzerland will perform with special guest Mark Fransman (sax).

The Gavin Minter Septet will be on stage at 19:30 on Saturday 9 July, with Lee Thomson (Trumpet and Flugelhorn), Dan Shout (Alto Saxophone and Clarinet), Buddy Wells (Tenor Saxophone and Flute), Kevin Gibson (Drums), Andrew Lilley (Piano), Charles Lazar (Double Bass) and Gavin Minter (Vocals). The final performance of the weekend at 21:00 features Tina Schouw (vocals/guitar), Kevin Gibson (drums), Wesley Rustin (double bass), Lodi Paul Inga (guitar), Mark Fransman (piano/accordion/clarinet) and Gavin Minter (percussion).

The partners for this first Silent Revolution Winter Jazz series are Kawai piano, Pro Helvetia, the British Council, Standard Bank and Eastern Acoustic.

Venue: Fugard Theatre, Harringotn St, District 6 . Tel: (021) 4614554
Time: 7:30pm
Price: R120 (includes 2 performances)
Performances: 7-9 July 2011
Genre: Jazz