*CANCELLED* Nono Nkoane to perform in Gugulethu


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Nono Nkoane
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Due to personal reasons Nono Nkoane, the sensational jazz singer and composer is unable to travel to Cape Town to perform at kwa Sec, NY 138 no. 52 on Sunday 26. The gig has been cancelled.

The next gig at the Jazz in the Native Yards will be announced soon.

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Nono Nkoane, the sensational jazz singer and composer is back by popular demand to perform one show at kwa Sec, NY 138 no. 52 from 3pm on Sunday 26 after three successful performances in May.

Nkoane will once again perform with acclaimed drummer Frank Paco keyboard player Blake Hellaby and bass player Sean Sanby.

Born in Langa township to a family with a very rich history in music, Nkoane was bound to find herself immersed in this world.

Her debut CD,True Call,  is a ten track Jazz offering packed with hit songs such as Baleka, Ndalila, My journey, Voice from the past and many more.

Nkoane left Cape Town at the age of 19 to seek further training in music after she was given an opportunity by her long time mentor Dizu Plaatjies. His (Plaatjies) deep rooted African music was a huge influence on Nkoane and it played a crucial role in shaping her skill as a vocalist.

Nkoane’s exposure to Jazz music was to be found while she studied jazz and contemporary music at the Tshwane University of Technology. Her studies in this field helped transform her into a composer and singer with a depth that is unmatched.

She has found herself on many great stages with many great performers; from the Robben Island Festival, Standard Bank Joy Of Jazz, Stellenbosch Amphitheatre, Baxter  and the State theatres.

She has also shared the stage with Jimmy Dludlu, Judith Sephuma, Bra Hugh Masekela, Dizu Plaatjies, Ernie Smith, Lungiswa Plaatjies, The late Mirriam Makeba, Jabu Khanyile and many more greats

Don’t miss this once off performance on Sunday 25 June at kwa Sec NY138 no.52 Gugulethu. R60 at the door.

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