Cape Town International Jazz Festival
Since its inception in 2000, the festival has grown from strength to strength, celebrating its 13th anniversary in 2012. Every year over 30 international and local acts, equally split between African and overseas artists, grace the stage, performing some of the world’s best jazz.
Dozens of world-renowned jazz musicians and groups gather under the Cape Town International Jazz Festival’s banner to perform on 5 different stages. Previous festival headliners have included award-winning South African vocalist Abigail Kubeka, America’s Al Foster Quartet and our beloved trumpet legend Hugh Masekela.
One of the trademarks of this Cape Town music festival is to honour groups that display longevity as well as young African musicians who are on the cusp of making it big internationally. Over the years the Cape Town International Jazz Festival has evolved into something more than just a musical event. Upcoming Events:
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