The Artscape presents the annual Youth Jazz Festival 2017, an event that showcases the talent of young jazz musicians. The focus of this festival is on the continuous skills development within the genre of jazz, to foster the investment the cultural democratisation of South Africa.
Musical director, Amanda Tiffin leads a group of jazz musicians to act as mentors for these youths and work closely with them over a 10 week period with the aim to perform at the festival. Mentors include: Camillo Lombard, Frank Paco, Shaun Johannes and Marc de Kock.
Venue: Artscape Theatre, 1-10 D.F. Malan St, Foreshore, Cape Town