Auriol Hays / Cape Town International Jazz Festival / Thandiswa Mazwai

Jill Scott to perform at the 2013 Cape Town International Jazz Festival

Well known musician, Jill Scott will be performing at the 2013 Cape Town International Jazz Festival. Jill Scott was meant to perform at last years festival, but due to filming, she was unable to. She joins 40 other world-class acts from 12 countries for a line-up of diverse live-music from traditional jazz to funk, pop, soul and more.

Speaking in Johannesburg, Rashid Lombard, Festival director and espAfrika CEO said: “Jazz and popular music luminaries from every continent will be represented at this year’s event in keeping with the CTIJF’s ever-growing standing as one of the world’s major music gatherings, and Africa’s premier lifestyle event. We are also extremely proud that this year half our line-up hails from Africa.”

Thandiswa MazwaiLocal acts who have already been confirmed include Sonti, Thandiswa Mazwai, Pu2ma, Claire Phillips and my fave Auriol Hays.

auriol haysAuriol Hays’ debut album, Behind Closed Doors, earned her a 2009 SAMA nomination and was selected by the Sunday Times as one of the Top 20 albums.

This year’s event takes place in Cape Town on Friday, 5 and Saturday, 6 April at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC).

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