The Cape Jazz Band


Line up

  • Jack Momple (Drums)
  • Ramon Alexander (Keyboards)
  • Spencer Mbadu (Bass)
  • country:
    South Africa
  • region:
    Cape Town
  • style(s):
    • Afro
    • Jazz
  • label:
    Mountain Records
  • type:
    Band
  • gender:
    male, female
  • instrumentation:
    instrumental, vocal, jazz combo
  • artist submitted by:

This is an All Star live ensemble featuring some of the most important names in the Cape Town ethno jazz scene. They perform a particular musical style unique to the Cape area of South Africa. The music is a combination of jazz and folk music. It is known locally as Cape Jazz.
The band perform works by the greats in the genre, Dollar Brand, Basil Coetzee, Robbie Jansen as well as their own compositions. The new album associated with this project is The Cape Jazz Band - Musical Democracy - will be released in 2013.
The group is lead by drummer Jack Momple, one of the most famous names in the genre.

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Records


The Cape Jazz Band

Images

Live in Malaysia - 7 PieceRhythm sectionAs a quartetAs QuartetLive in FranceLarger ensemble7 piece6 piece

Songs

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2

Goema Goema


Trad. arr. Van Heerden, McKenzie, Schilder

3

Umlazi


by Basil Coetzee




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