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


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