The 13th Cape Town International Jazz Festival

30-31 March 2012. This edition of the Cape Town International Jazz Festival will feature a rich calendar of live performances by 41 of the finest local and internationally acclaimed artists. Among this year’s new entries are Jill Scott, an American vocalist, best selling poet and critically acclaimed actress. Also the American jazz vocalist and popular singer Steve Tyrell will step on stage along with the former American visual and actual hip hop artist Pharoahe Monch. Among the participating musicians are the American Patti Austin, Mie Stern, Brubecks, Ron Carter, Donald Harrison, Lenny White, Atmosphere, Jean Grae, the South African Andre Petersen Quintet, Goodluck, Zamajobe, Zahara, The Jason Reolon Trio, as well as The Moreira Project from Mozambiqu, David Sanchez from Puerto Rico/Benin and many others.

On 28 March there will be the usual annual free community concert, with thousands of people in the centre of Cape Town on Green Market Square.

This event celebrates the musical and visual creativity and broaden the audience’s perspectives of what is understood as jazz. It will be accompanied by The Duotone Photographic Exhibition, an annual fixture of the festival, which yearly commemorates prolific jazz photography. On display are shots by the photographers Nuno Martins from Angola, Sipho Maluka and Shelley Christians from South Africa.

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Address Cape Town International Convention Centre. Convention Square, 1 Lower Long Street, Cape Town.

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The 13th Cape Town International Jazz Festival

Cape Town International Convention Centre. Convention Square, 1 Lower Long Street, Cape Town.

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