Kyle Shepherd Trio @ The Mahogany Room - Western Cape, Cape Town
20h00 & 22h00, Saturday, 01 June 2013
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Where: The Mahogany Room, Cape Town, Western Cape
The multi South African Music Awards [SAMA] nominated KYLE SHEPHERD will be performing with his TRIO at THE MAHOGANY ROOM, 79 Buitenkant St, Cape Town on FRIDAY 31st MAY 2013 & SATURDAY 01 JUNE 2013. There are two shows per night, starting at 8pm & 10pm. The TRIO features Shepherd on piano, Shane Cooper on double bass and Jonno Sweetman on drums.
RESERVATIONS are ESSENTIAL: CALL 076 679 2697, after 4pm, Tues - Sat ENTRY FEE: R60 per show or R100 for both. Students: R40 per show or R70 for both (proof of Student ID required) >>>CASH ONLY<<<
Shepherd, one of South Africa's leading progressive Jazz pianists and composers of his generation, is fast gaining international recognition for his distinctive compositional style and performances and has performed on some of the world's finest concert stages at home in South Africa as well as internationally in countries like Belgium, China, Denmark, Germany, Japan, Switzerland and The Netherlands. Twenty-six-year-old Shepherd, whose first three albums, fineART, A Portrait of Home and South African History !X have received critical acclaim internationally, is set to release his first-ever solo piano album recorded in Japan, later this year. "Shepherd, a Cape Town native who will turn 26 this summer, plays piano with old-soul authority and composes rich, evocative music. He's very much grounded in the myriad and compelling sounds of his homeland, but there's a personal stamp on his art and an awareness of jazz beyond South Africa to it too. The latter adds dimension but never overtakes the music's beautiful and powerful sense of rootedness." -- Peter Hum, International Jazz blogger, Jazzblog.ca