Marcus Wyatt: presentation with workshop for ensemble

South african jazz meets balkan

Music School Stanković,
October 13th 2017. from 10.00am to 3.00pm
admission free

Discover rich world of Southafrican music through presentation and ensemble workshop with Marcus Wyatt. Come to listen, see, learna and play.

Marcus Wyatt is a trumpet player/composer from Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape has been playing his horn since 1983. He is part of a new generation of South African musicians – respectful of the past, yet moving forward without fear of twisting boundaries.

On Friday, October 13th, Marcus Wyatt will present Sout African music tradition and jazz derived from it. The presentation is followed by 4 hours long ensemble workshop SOUTH AFRICAN JAZZ meets BALKAN. The presentation and workshop will take place at music school Stankovic concert hall from 10.00am to 3.00pm

Essentail instrumets: drums, bass, piano, alto sax, tenor sax, baritone sax, trombone, trumpet. Everybody else is most welcome.

Marcus Wyatt is a trumpet player/composer from Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape has been playing his horn since 1983. He is part of a new generation of South African musicians – respectful of the past, yet moving forward without fear of twisting boundaries.

Marcus has performed around the globe, and worked with an impressive array of musicians, from Manu Dibango, Abdullah Ibrahim and Miriam Makeba to Maria Schneider, John Faddis, Bheki Mseleku, Lionel Loueke and Steve Turre. Wyatt is a South African Music Award (SAMA) winner, and has appeared on festivals and in venues in South Africa, Mozambique Angola, Swaziland, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Holland, Italy, Sweden, Czech Republic, Poland, Norway, Switzerland, France, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Malaysia, Taiwan, Bolivia and India He has recently returned from touring in Australia and Belgium, and has recently released his seventh solo album “One Night in the Sun”, a live recording of a big band concert at M1 Studio, SABC (Johannesburg). Marcus also leads ‘The Blue Notes Tribute Orkestra’, which pays homage to the music of legendary South African Jazz group The Blue Notes. He has also recently started the amazing 12 piece Afrobalkan ensemble ‘Bombshelter Beast’.