The Mandisi Dyantyis Quintet.
Trumpet- Mandisi Dyantyis, Tenor Saxophone- Buddy Wells, Piano- Blake Hellaby, Bass- Wesley Rustin & Drums- Lumanyano Unity Mzi
Born and raised in Port Elizabeth, Mandisi began playing the trumpet at the age of 8. He Studied Classical music throughout his schooling career (Pearson High School) and emerged from the University of Cape Town with a BMus Honors Degree in Jazz Studies in 2005 where he played in the UCT Big Band for most of his studies. He is a versatile musician who is also a composer, arranger and producer not only in Jazz but Western Classical and African Indigenous Music as well. He has played with some of the country’s top musicians over the years. These include Jimmy Dludlu, The Abdullah Ibrahim Big Band, Robbie Jansen, Max Vidima, Moreira Chonguica just to name a few. He has produced, played and co-written on Nomfundo Xaluva’s multi-award winning albums KUSILE and From.Now.On.
R165 per person - payable in advance - Free seating
A cash bar will be available before the concert
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Cucina Labia will be open before the concert for dinner service between 17h30 and 19h50 - bookings are essential & can be made through the Cultural Centre