Cape Town International Jazz Festival 2010


This Easter weekend sees the arrival of the 11th Annual Cape Town International Jazz Festival at the CTICC. Its normally jam packed with awesome artist from a variety of genres and this year is no different… Offering the most artists on the bill since its inception the 2010 iteration promises to be awesome!!!

If I dont go to Vortex and join all of the other kids for a good ol bush rave, I’ll definately be at the CTIJF on Saturday night!!

From the official website-

11th Annual Cape Town International Jazz Festival
The Cape Town International Jazz Festival has grown into a hugely successful international event since its inception in the year 2000. Attendance figures have increased from the initial 14 000 to 32 000 in the last ten years.

Melodytrip has ranked this proudly South African event as No.4 in the world, outshining events such as Switzerland’s Montreaux Festival and the North Sea Jazz Festival in Holland.

The festival’s winning formula of bringing more than 40 international and local artists to perform over two days on five stages has earned it the status of being the most prestigious event on the African continent.

Known as Africa’s Grandest Gathering, the festival which will be in its eleventh year when it takes place on Saturday 03 and Sunday 04 April 2010 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. Once again Cape Town International Jazz festival will thrill loyal and new fans with world class music.

Weekend Pass: R485
Day Pass: R330
Rosies Tickets: R25 per performance

Performing artist include:

Jonathan Butler with special guests RICK BRAUN and Richard Elliott (RnR)

Vusi Mahlasela

Rachelle Ferrell

Selaelo Selota

Michaela Rabitsch & Robert Pawlik Quartet

Judith Sephuma


George Benson – With a 28 piece orchestra


Musa Manzini

The Glenn Robertson Jazz Band

Stix Hojeng

Regina Carter’s “Reverse Thread”

The Gauteng Jazz Orchestra

Delft Youth Big Band conducted By Ian Smith

Ronny Jordan Organ Trio

Paulo Flores

Jeff Lorber

Allou April

Sammy Hartman Project feat Robbie Jansen and Ezra Ngcukana

Toots Thielemans Quartet

McCoy Tyner with special guest GARY BARTZ

Charles Lloyd New Quartet featuring Jason Moran, Reuben Rogers, and Eric Harland

Mervyn Africa ‘Kaapse Finale’

Makeson Browne and Akoustik Knot feat. Johan Hørlen

Brooklyn Funk Essentials

Iridium Project



SOIL & “PIMP” Sessions

MiKANiC with special guests Zolani Mahola and Buddy Wells



Kesivan & The Lights: Instigators of the Revolution feat. Feya Faku

The Bokani Dyer Trio

Tete Mbambisa’s Big Sound

Amanda Tiffin

The Bad Plus

Marcus Wyatt and Language 12

Jason Moran and the Bandwagon

Melanie Scholtz


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