Standard Bank National Youth Jazz Band
Company: Standard Bank Jazz Festival
The Standard Bank National Youth Jazz Band presents a selection of the top young jazz musicians in the country between the ages of 19 and 25 years.
This year the band is under the musical direction of renowned South African pianist Afrika Mkhize, the Standard Bank Young Artist for Jazz for 2012, who has worked with leading musicians in the country and has begun to produce some of the most interesting compositions and arrangements available. He will be working hard with this group of young jazz players to put together an authentic programme that showcases the talent of today’s youth.