Ivan Mazuze Band - Release concert at Center for Jazz and Popular Music
Starts: Wednesday, 7 October, 2015 05:00pm
Ends: Wednesday, 7 October, 2015 08:00pm
Ivan Mazuze is a Norway based composer, award winning saxophonist and world jazz artist of Mozambique origin.
With its Ivan Mazuze Quintet presents progressive African jazz at its best. The melodies are based on and inspired by African music mixed with modern drumming tradition. Deeply rooted in jazz and with a rhythm section consisting of electric bass, guitar and acoustic piano as pillars, improvises saxophonist over a landscape that moves between jazz and the African urban soundscape.
On this release concert tour will quintet presents its newly recorded album "Ubuntu".
”Ivan Mazuze personifies generosity of spirit on this album. There is a kind of benevolence and compassion about his work that lifts you, makes you smile and feel good inside . In the words of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Music in the universal language of mankind”.
by: David Fischel
Ivan Mazuze: saxophones
Frank Paco: drums
Peter Ndlala: el-bass
Youtube "Past concerts".