Jazz Saxophonist Mccoy Mrubata performs for his people

Jazz Saxophonist Mccoy Mrubata, blessed his hometown over the past weekend.He played at three venues in Cape Town namely Maholo Live in Khayelitsha,NY 138 Gugulethu and his childhood township Langa at Guga S'thebe.

Picture credit:Andiswa Mkosi

Hosted by Jazz In The Native Yards and supported by Concerts SA, the mobile gig featured various jazz musicians in backyards and community centres.

Chilly as the weather was, Mccoy had a warm welcome in Langa as the room was full of jazz lovers at the Guga Stebe Arts and Culture Centre an indication of how much Langa had longed for its legend to come home and play a live set in the township.

Picture credit:Andiswa Mkosi

Mccoy was was accompanied by Blake Hellaby on keys, Peter Ndlala on bass guitar, Steven, Sokuyeka on Trombone and Frank Paco on drums.

Picture Credit:Andiswa Mkosi

Picture Credit:Andiswa Mkosi

Picture Credit:Andiswa Mkosi


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
Student nurses raise funds for gender violence victims #StandUpforChangeUWC

Student nurses raise funds for gender violence victims #StandUpforChangeUWC

250 UWC nursing students started a campaign to raise funds for victims of sexual violence.

 Pathways to funding for (social) entrepreneurs

Pathways to funding for (social) entrepreneurs

The Bertha Centre’s Do-ference is designed to help early-stage entrepreneurs access the tools and connections they need.

Lead SA shines the spotlight on Western Cape Heroes with My School

Lead SA shines the spotlight on Western Cape Heroes with My School

Western Cape Lead SA heroes announced!

MTN the new Springbok sponsor

MTN the new Springbok sponsor

MTN has been confirmed as new sponsor of the national rugby team, the Springboks.

Mzantsi steps up big time to help KFM fundraising for #KnysnaFire

Mzantsi steps up big time to help KFM fundraising for #KnysnaFire

As news of the rolling Knysna fires broke the KFM Breakfast Team quickly headed out there and do their bit to help.

#CapeStorm: How you can help

#CapeStorm: How you can help

How you can help and where to donate in the wake of #CapeStorm.

Popular articles
Pieter du Toit on VBS, Malema's EFF and contradicting ethics

Pieter du Toit on VBS, Malema's EFF and contradicting ethics

Malema has accused the rogue unit of still being operational and Pravin Gordhan of working in the background against the EFF.

Zondi tells court that she had to 'look happy' in church out of fear for Omotoso

Zondi tells court that she had to 'look happy' in church out of fear for Omotoso

Cheryl Zondi is testifying against Pastor Timothy Omotoso who is accused of rape and human trafficking in his Durban church.

'The EFF seems to be trying to find scapegoats'

'The EFF seems to be trying to find scapegoats'

Deputy Editor at Financial Mail, Sikhonathi Mantshantsha, seems to be finding excuses as to why its leaders are in trouble.

VBS gave Zuma R8.5m before any security was provided for loan - News 24 journo

VBS gave Zuma R8.5m before any security was provided for loan - News 24 journo

News 24 investigative journalist Kyle Cowan reports that Zuma was granted the loan despite the fact that he could not afford it.

Woman alleges pastor Omotoso began sexually abusing her at 14

Woman alleges pastor Omotoso began sexually abusing her at 14

Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso and his two co-accused face multiple charges, including human trafficking, racketeering and rape.

Julius Malema is captured, says Kenny Kunene

Julius Malema is captured, says Kenny Kunene

Kenny Kunene describes the issues he has with EFF leader Julius Malema.

3 emergency numbers you should have on speed dial and how they work

3 emergency numbers you should have on speed dial and how they work

These are the emergency numbers you should have on your cellphone and this is what you must understand about how they work.