The Standard Bank Joy of Jazz will be honoring exceptional contributors of the arts at a star-studded, Great Gatsby themed evening at the Sandton Convention Center on Saturday 24thAugust 2019. The event will be hosted by Radio Personality Lupi Ngcayisa, who hosted Oleta Adams’s concert at last years’ Road to Joy of Jazz.

The evening will be celebratory, paying homage to some of the sharpest minds in the arts, whose contributions have shaped the trajectory of the arts industry. We will convene to celebrate these trailblazers and recognize them for their work.

Performing on the night is the remarkable ensemble of musicians who has been doing great in the jazz scene Luyanda Madope (piano), Siphelelo Mabuza (drums), Lwanda Gogwana (flugal horn), Thembinkosi Mavimbela (double bass), Sisonke Xonti, Senzo Ngcobo (trombone) alongside Spha Mdlalose, Titi Luzipo, Lindiwe Maxolo and Sakhile Moleshe.

The Jazz Honors is part of the Standard Bank Joy of Jazz festival, scheduled from the 26th – 28th September at the Sandton Convention Center. For more information on the festival, the line up and ticket information, visit:  http://www.joyofjazz.co.za/home