Thursday, May 5, 2011

Tribute to Cape Town Jazz comes to Ryles Jazz Club in Cambridge on Thursday, May 5

The works of Abdullah Ibrahim and Winston Mankunku, two composers from Cape Town, South Africa are being performed by the World Leaders ensemble at Ryles Jazz Club in Inman Square, Cambridge, on Thursday, May 5, 2011 at 9:00 p.m. 

Opening the show are two great local jazz bands: the Boston Higashi School Jazz Band from Randolph, playing at 7:00 p.m., and the Milton Academy Jazz Combo from Milton, playing at 7:30 p.m..  Cover charge is $10.

Milton Academy has developed an educational exchange program with South Africa dating back to 1991,  under the of guidance of jazz director Bob Sinicrope. The jazz combo has just returned from a two-week musical journey through South Africa.

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