Jazzimandi

Jazzimandi

Based: Cape Town

Zami  Mdingi is a rare talent with a voice that is truly exceptional. Following a prolific career with the Barnyard Theatre, she was signed by EMI to record her debut album in 2008. In 2009 she joined popular group, CODA, whose recent single Go Insane is hitting the airwaves across the nation.

The group has performed at numerous high profile events and international events, including concerts (Miss SA 2010, Jazzathon, Jazz on the Rocks, Home For All, Cape Town International Jazz Festival, Woman of the Year, Nederburg Concert Series, Paul Cluver Forest Amphitheatre), fashion shows (Cape Town Fashion Week, Durban Fashion Week), sports events (J&B; Met, Durban July) launch parties and government events. Internationally CODA has performed in the Seychelles (3 times), Zimbabwe (Victoria Falls), Dubai (twice) and Luanda, Angola (Dec 2011).

Jazzimandi features CODA’s acclaimed lead singer, Zami Mdingi in an intimate and riveting jazz trio context.  Performing with talented musician, Nelson Malela (piano / keyboard) and Perfe Sylvna (bass), this sultry, smoking collaboration is reminiscent of a by-gone era.   The repertoire consists of well known jazz standards presented in a fresh context, allowing Zami’s luscious voice to shine. Jazzimandi is an up-market corporate entertainment act that is making their mark across SA.

 

 

 

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The Fizz

The Fizz

Based: Cape Town

Duo Option: Vocal and Sax

*accompanied by partial backing tracks

Trio Option: Vocals, Sax & DJ / Percussionist

*accompanied by partial backing tracks manned by DJ

This delightful funky trio bring you a vintage musical experience with the smooth and sassy sounds of a bygone but not forgotten era. They cover swing & jazz standards of the greats, modern songs with a swing twist and sometimes throw in a dash of soul, funk, blues or pop oldies. They can even end off with the foot stomping sounds of the DJ’s collection of electro-swing at your request. Their set can be tailored to suit your event.

Ghia Koch-Human with her rich, warm and expressive voice has been wowing audiences around South Africa. She covers a mix of genres: jazz, blues, swing, R&B, electronic triphop to name a few. She launched into doing a multitude of live performances varying from resident vocalist at club gigs to doing a short stint as part of the Electro-swing outfit which performed at the KKNK Arts festival 2014. Ghia also wowed audiences as the opening comedy cabaret act for Conrad Koch’s ‘Missing’ show at the Joburg Theatre in 2015. Then, more recently teamed up with Charles Tertiens in the sold out Comedy Cabaret show C’est Bizarre’.

Django Flaherty is a music producer, DJ and audio engineer from Cape Town. As a DJ, he’s best known for electro-swing, tech house and all kinds of funk, though his repertoire spans everything from rock-n-roll classics to the top 40. He lives and breathes audio, recording and mixing music and short films by day, and playing a wide array of parties and functions by night. In 2015, he was the resident DJ at Catacombs. Prior to 2014, he held a three-year residence at Polana in Kalk Bay, and co-owned a mobile DJ business called Bandwagon Music. He is also part of electronic outfit “Pravda”.

Simon Bates (Saxophonist) with a BMus from University of Natal Durban and MMus from University of Cape Town has played in a multitude of bands ranging in styles like crazy circus music, reggae, punk rock, salsa, swing and more for more than 20 years. At the moment he also jams sax for “The Rudimentals” (reggae/electro/dancehall) as well as “Rumswinger”.

 

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Trilogy CT

Trilogy CT

Based: Cape Town

The Trilogy Jazz Band is an exciting fresh background jazz ensemble which keeps guests entertained and feet tapping. Their enthusiasm for the music they’re playing shines through in any performance.

The Band performs an eclectic repertoire from jazz standards to Latin, funk, African vibes and a mixture of them all. Think Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Charlie Parker, Louis Armstrong, as well as the “young cats”: Michael Bublé, Diana Krall, and your favourite jazz albums by Westlife, Robbie Williams and Rod Stewart.  Having performed for over 4 years together, you can look forward to an exciting, chic performance from this dynamic ensemble.

 

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Kevin ~ Clown

Kevin ~ Clown

Based: Johannesburg

Kevin Le Clus (Poppy the Clown) Multi functional Entertainer. Fun, interactive children’s magician. Making magic fun and a show to remember. Whether you would like a clown magician or a “coat and tails” you will have fun.

 

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Trevor Duffy ~ Magician

Trevor Duffy ~ Magician

Based: Johannesburg

Trevor Duffy is an award-winning comedy magician and innovator of magic. A full-time Professional Entertainer for private and corporate events, as well as having worked at one of Johannesburg’s top restaurants for 11 years.

Trevor presents magical entertainment at its best, with a clean-cut blend of comedy and magic that will leave yours guests with a lot to talk about.

He can even custom tailor his show to suit your special event.

 

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