Press Release

3 Continents Jazz Workshop presented in Cape Town & Stellenbosch

The Cape Town Music Academy (CTMA) in collaboration with the The South African College of Music (SACM), UCT is presenting a 3 Continents Jazz Workshop – a series of free jazz music workshops and master classes on 28 November – 1 December.

The tutors are some of the world’s best jazz educators and performers from South Africa, Germany and Mongolia:

  • Prof Claus Reichstaller (Trumpet & Big Band)  – Head of Jazz Dept, University of Music & Performing Arts, Munich –  Presenting workshops & classes  in Big Band Playing, Phrasing, Improvisation, Breathing Techniques and Practice Routine.
  • Martin Zenker – Jazz Bass Lecturer, University of Music & Performing Arts, Munich; Head of the Jazz Department at the Mongolian State Conservatory for Music & Dance; Goethe – Musiklabor, Ulan Bator, Mongolia –  Presenting workshops & classes in Harmonic Issues of Bass Playing, Repertoire, Memorizing Techniques and Stylistic Diversity.
  •  Enji Erkhembayar –  Goethe-Musiklabor, Ulan Bator, Mongolia; Munich University of Music and Performing Arts – Presenting workshops & classes in: Jazz Singing, Mongolian Art of Throat Singing / “Longsong”.
  • Carlo Mombelli – Associate Professor at WITS School of Performing Arts, South Africa –  Presenting workshops & classes in Advanced Bass Playing, Artistry and Composition.

The workshops and master classes are open to anyone interested and is free of charge. Limited availability, participants must pre-book. Schedule available soon.

For more info & to book your place please contact Vicky Davis, Programme Manager @ CTMA