Jazzing it up in Jozi

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Sorely need additions to Joburg’s jazz scene Jazzlovers bemoan the demise of many of Jozi’s well-known jazz venues such as Kippies and the Blues Room, amongst others. However, good news is that Aymeric Peguillan who was so central to the live jazz scene in the ‘80s and ‘90s, has leased the former Narina Trogon restaurant […]

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Where art, jazz and nature meet

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Nirox Sculpture Park I went out last Sunday to spend a glorious autumn day out of town at  Nirox where nature,  fresh air, good friends, and happy times met.   Located in the Cradle on the Kromdraai Rd between the Rhino and Lion Park and Sterkfontein, the Foundation was established by the art philanthropist Benji Liebmann […]

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Where to go for live music in Joburg

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Katzys in Rosebank Guests who stayed recently at Liz at Lancaster went off to Katzys in Rosebank for live music and had a great evening.  Situated in the Firs , a mall in nearby Rosebank, right next to the well-renowned Grillhouse –this is the place to be seen.  Resident bands perform 5 times a week , and patrons can order off  the […]

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It’s difficult to keep up with what’s happening at Maboneng Precinct in the eastern Inner City of Joburg

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Maboneng Precinct continues to expand In 2008 Managing Diretctor and developer Jonathan Liebmann purchased the old DF Corlett Construction offices and warehouses and worked with architect Enrico Daffonchio on converting them into the space that is now Arts on Main – a mix of galleries,  [Goodman Gallery, David Krut, Seipel, Goethe Institut] private artist studios, […]

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Jazz in Jozi

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Jazz this weekend Regular Friday gigs include the Radium (Louis Botha Avenue, Orange Grove) with  Jazz Trio featuring Stephen Kunny Friday 5 Nov from 8pm, as well as Soweto Jazz & Blues at The Whiteboy Shebeen (Cnr Katherine & Grayston, Sandton), Friday 5th Nov from 7pm. Free entry Also on: Jazz at Joburg Theatre with […]

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Jazz at Joburg Theatre

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Wonderful Jazz Offerings during November Feya Faku – 6 Nov Trumpet/flugel horn player Feya Faku was born in New Brighton, Port Elizabeth. He studied informally with some of the great jazzmen of the sixties and seventies. Feya has travelled the world collaborating and making music with some of the greatest musicians in the jazz world. […]

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