JUDITH SEPHUMA LEADS AN ALL-FEMALE LINE-UP AT BIRCHWOOD

Queen of Afro-Jazz, Judith Sephuma, along with local songstresses Nokukhanya Dlamini and Buhlebendalo Mda, will be performing at Joburg East’s popular monthly music event, the Birchwood Comes Alive Jazz Evening, on 12 April at the Birchwood Hotel in Boksburg.

Internationally renowned, award-winning artist, Judith Sephuma, will headline the evening with singles from her multiple platinum selling albums that led to sold out shows in Europe, the USA and the UK.

Joining Sephuma is vocalist, Nokukhanya Dlamini, with her Jazz, Afro-Jazz, traditional music and Soul sounds. Formerly the lead singer of Gospel group, Joyous Celebration, Dlamini released her debut album, Uyinkosi Yami, in 2001.

Opening the evening is Buhlebendalo Mda, co-founder of acapella band The Soil, whose dreams of releasing a solo album are finally a reality. Describing her music as soulful and “Jazzy fizzle”, a mixture of genres that that match her every mood, she is set to release her debut album in August this year.

Comedian and resident MC Hector Motivator, along with stand-up comedian, radio personality, TV presenter and actor Q Dube, will provide side splitting entertainment throughout the evening.

Don’t miss this evening of stellar local entertainment with its all-female line-up of musical talent on Friday, 12 April. Tickets are R450 per person or R4 500 for a table of 10; including a three-course buffet and table wine. Visit www.birchwoodhotel.co.za or contact Martin Mapunda on (011) 897 0024 or email sales4@birchwoodhotel.co.za to book or for more information.