The Cape Town International Jazz Festival is one of the high points of Cape Town’s cultural scene.

Dubbed ‘Africa’s Grandest Gathering’, this five-day extravaganza of musical talent sees artists and music lovers the world over converging on the Mother City in March for big-name performances, community festivals, photographic exhibitions, student workshops and more. can proudly announce the first artists added to the CTIJF line-up, including:

• Amel Larrieux (USA)
• Banz Oester and the Rainmakers (Switzerland, South Africa)
• Basia Trzetrzelewska (Poland)
• Beatenberg (South Africa)
• Carlo Mombelli and the Storytellers (South Africa)
• Claude Cozens Trio (South Africa)
• Courtney Pine O.B.E and C.B.E Presents House of Legends (UK)
• Dirty Loops (Sweden)
• Gerald Clayton Trio (USA)
• Madala Kunene (South Africa)
• Melanie Scholtz presents ‘Our Time’ featuring Jitsvinger (South Africa)
• Naima Kay (South Africa)
• Sipho ‘Hotstix’ Mabuse (South Africa)
• Sons of Kemet (UK)
• Purbayan Chatterjee & Talvin Singh (UK)
• The Brother Moves On (South Africa)
• The Delft Big Band
• The Mahotella Queens 50th Anniverary Celebration with Special Guests (South Africa)
• Wallace Roney Quintet featuring Lenny White & Buster Williams (USA)
• Zoe Modiga (South Africa)

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