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)
Michaela Rabitsch & Robert Pawlik Quartet
George Benson – With a 28 piece orchestra
The Glenn Robertson Jazz Band
Regina Carter’s “Reverse Thread”
The Gauteng Jazz Orchestra
Delft Youth Big Band conducted By Ian Smith
Ronny Jordan Organ Trio
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
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
The Bad Plus
Marcus Wyatt and Language 12
Jason Moran and the Bandwagon
Book your tickets from Computicket over HERE