SA’s Queen of Afro Jazz Judith Sephuma next up on JazzFix online series
Following the successful launch of the Cape Town International Jazz Festival’s online series, JazzFix, South Africa’s Queen of Afro Jazz Judith Sephuma has been announced as the second artist to be showcased at the end of March.
The specially curated never-‐before-‐seen showcase will feature her sold-‐out 2017 performance at the Jazz Festival as well as an intimate interview with JazzFixhost, TV and radio personality Unathi.
Since the release of her tripleplatinum-‐status debut album titledA Cry, A Smile,A Dance in 2001, Sephumahas attracted interestand acclaim from Jazz, Afro-‐soul and Gospel music lovers all over the world. Her collaboration with Michael Bolton singing the old classicOver the Rainbow; and anotherwith Kenny G on her A Cry, A Smile,A Dance album qualifies Judithas one of the best singers and performers that South Africa has produced.
After the success of the first JazzFix showcase at the end of February which featured vocalist/ guitarist Jonathan Butler, this eagerly awaited next online show with Sephumawill make you sing,dance and relive the experience of Africa’s Grandest Gathering in your living room.
“I’m thrilled to be part of the Cape Town International Jazz Festival’s JazzFix online series. It was a joy reliving my 2017 performance and I’m excited to share the performance with you again online and of course my wonderful conversation with host Unathi”, said Sephuma.
“We had fantastic feedback from the first show and this second show with Judith Sephuma is set to be another great online experience. Judith is a master in her class and it is an honour for us to share her incredible performance at jazz festival with online audiences throughout the world. This is definitely a show not to be missed”, said festival director Billy Domingo.
Tickets for Judith Sephuma’s JazzFix performance are on sale now at Computicket for just R80: http://bit.ly/JazzFixShow2
The one-‐hour show premieres on 27 March 2021 at 20h00 on Computicket and viewers will have 48 hours of unlimited views following its premiere.