Eastern Cape born trumpeter, Lwanda Gogwana and his quartet are back with more multi-layered melodic-free grooves that weave cool bluesy intonations and a funky bop attitude through some edgier idioms.
Tonight they’re playing funkity jazz original compositions and jazz standards off The Lwanda Gogwana Songbook Chapter 1.
In the mean time, listen in on a previous set here.
Lwanda Gogwana~Trumpet; Thandi Ntuli~keyboards; Brydon Bolton~Bass; Claude Cozens~Drums with guest vocalist, Umthwakazi All here for you edification. A great musical night is in store here at Tagore’s.
Eastern Cape born trumpeter, Lwanda Gogwana and his quartet play some re-arranged original compositions and jazz standards off his debut album, The Lwanda Gogwana Songbook Chapter 1 at Tagore’s Jazz Bar, Jan 14, 2012. And yeah we know it’s dark – but hey, its like Miles says, “Don’t play what’s there, play what’s not there…” Find out about more PASS live events here.
Tagore’s Jazz Bar [ 42 Trill Road, Observatory, Cape Town ] : Wednesdays: Ntshuks Bonga‘s Trio (with Shane Cooper & Jonno Sweetman) Fridays: Adrian Muparutsa‘s quartet Saturdays: Lwanda Gogwana‘s quartet All shows start at 9.30pm – bar closes at 1.30am. Entry is freer than the new SA.