Atmosferic

Atmosferic

Based: Johannesburg.

Atmosferic is the definitive crossover jazz band for any hip, up-market corporate event or celebration that requires musical excellence, a finishing touch of chic sophistication & a generous dose of va va voom!

The diversity, extent & hip interpretation of Atmosferic’s repertoire makes their music accessible to all. Their song list can also be specifically shaped & themed to suit the vibe of each event.

For those who prefer contemporary adult sounds, Atmosferic synergizes elements of tradition with avant-garde, blending & groove shifting between swinging standards, acid jazz, rhythmic Latin, retro-funk and smooth á la mode favourites.

Whether as a 3-piece of Wendy Allen Twyford on vocals with Graeme Currie on double bass & Roland Moses on piano, or with the inclusion of drum kit, guitar, saxophone, trumpet and/or trombone – this stylish outfit enhances an atmosphere of class for a memorable occasion…allowing their unique energetic blend of music to perfectly synchronize to the tone of any gathering.

If you wish to add a splash of panache while your guests sip sundowners to the sultry sounds of a cocktail set or create a passionate soundscape to get your party pulsing on the dance floor…Give them the real feel… Give them the Atmosferic experience!

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Beat-Route Jazz Ensemble

Beat-Route Jazz Ensemble

Based: Durban.

Formed in 2004 Beat-Route has become a household name in Jazz circles in Durban. Featuring regularly at countless Corporate and private functions and blessing hundreds of Weddings with their infectious, subtle and nuanced acoustic sound.

The band performs as anything from a sophisticated instrumental Swing Jazz Trio right up to a dynamic 8 piece Show band.

For most of the formative years Beat-Route focused on the swing Jazz tradition carving a niche and compiling a vast repertoire for. The core Trio features Front Man Daniel Sheldon on Trumpet/percussion, The Legendary Gerald Sloan on Guitar and Logan Byrne on the Upright Bass.

More recently the band has added to its ranks and delved into the more theatrical side of the entertainment industry putting on two hugely successful and critically acclaimed shows at the Rhumbelow Theatre in Durban.

Joining the line up for the +Beat-Route+ Show Band Experience are the inimitable Tom Hare on Sax, the vivacious Zoe Masuku on vocals, The singular Devon Hore on Drums, the indomitable David Langley on Keys and the lovely Kerry Langley on vocals. Two years into this journey with the Show band and we are making waves featuring at some Big Events including amongst many others; ART in THE PARK, The SMARTIES Awards, The Vodacom Durban July Fashion Events, The Vodacom Durban July Race Day VIP Lounge, Durban Fashion Fair, The Hilton Arts Festival and Gold Circle Awards and starting to break into the broader National Scene with bookings in Cape Town and Jhb on the cards as well as an Album and tour in the planning stages.

With some great original Arrangements and an electrifying on-stage Chemistry this is one band to keep an eye out for!

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Chilli & Lime

Chilli & Lime

Based: Johannesburg.

Hailed as The Jazz Maestros, Chili & Lime is a vibrant young jazz band that has firmly established itself on the South African jazz scene and has become one of the most popular jazz bands in the country. Since their inception in 2006, Chilli & Lime has performed alongside great South African artists, including Mango Groove and Judith Sephuma.

The line-up includes Johannesburg’s finest talent performing traditional jazz and African favorites.

These musicians in their individual capacities have also performed worldwide with well known artists such as Sibongile Khumalo, Themba Mkize, and Lauren Hill. They have represented South Africa on a number of cultural awards and have performed at Jazz Festivals including New Orleans, USA in 2005, Standard Bank Joy of Jazz, Cape Town International Jazz Festival and The Cape Town Jazzathon. They have also collaborated with South Africa’s most respected artists – Hugh Masekhela, Themba Mkhize, Sibongile Khumalo, Zimology, Khunle, Lesego, Vusi Khumalo and Judith Sephuma, to name a few.

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The Melody Brothers

The Melody Brothers

Based: Johannesburg

Let this beautiful trio set the mood for your event with their own unique twist on all the most loved jazz standards and their jazzyfied versions of pop hits.

This performance is perfect for both ambient entertainment as well as an intimate stand-alone show performance.

Consisting of Three highly acclaimed musicians:

  • David Cousins (Piano)
  • Rudo Pieterse (Upright Bass)
  • Pete Auret (Drums)

*Also available to perform as a duo (piano & upright bass)

Example repertoire to include:

  • Fly Me to the Moon
  • Autumn Leaves
  • Ain’t Misbehaving
  • Have You Met Miss Jones
  • My Funny Valentine
  • LOVE
  • Girl from Ipanema
  • I won’t dance
  • High & Dry (Radiohead re-arrangement)
  • Radioactive (Imagine Dragons re-arrangement)
  • Adventures (Coldplay re-arrangement)

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Complete the form below to make an enquiry or send an email to entertainment@hands-on.co.za