Theatre: Now it’s their voice
Moments of Jazz
Date and Time: Friday, March 29 2019 at 20h00
Entrance: 1200 MZN (standard) and 5000 MZN (VIP). Tickets available at Vodacom shops (Av. Samora Machel, Av. de Angola and Av. das Industrias) BancABC, Computicket and Dolce Vita
Address: Centro Internacional de Conferências Joaquim Chissano, Av. Marginal no. 1441, Maputo
Performance by: Shalamar; Judith Sephuma; Deltino Guerreiro and MiCasa
About Deltino Guerreiro
Deltino Guerreiro is a Mozambican singer born on August 26, 1990 in the District of Montepuez (Cabo Delgado). The sound of Deltino Guerreiro is a mixture of influences, fruit of his experiences from north to south of the country. From Soul and R&B to the musical tradition of northern Mozambique, combined with conscious lyrics sung in Portuguese, English and Macua.
However, his melodies reflect the strong Arab musical influence of Northern Mozambique.
Deltino has already won awards in two consecutive years in the category of revelation artist and best voice in Ngoma Mozambique (2015 & 2016) In addition to the collaboration he had with singer Joss Stone for his song "Sonho" which portrays the desire of everyone to want to be rich.
In the late 1970s and early 1980s the name Shalamar became synonymous with the contemporary sound of catchy feel-good dance music. Shalamar are best known for a string of worldwide hits such as The Second Time Around, Make That Move, I Owe You One, I Can Make You Feel Good, There It Is, Friends and of course their often copied anthem A Night To Remember.
Shalamar started life as a “manufactured” group. Dick Griffey was the talent co-ordinator for US hit show Soul Train when he decided to set up his own record label – SOLAR. He took session musicians and created a hit record – Uptown Festival - which was credited to a faceless artist “Shalamar” in 1977. When the record became a hit he realised that there was a demand for an actual group so he set about creating one with soul train dancers Jeffrey Daniel and Jody Watley together with singer Gary Mumford, the latter of whom quickly left the group to pursue other interests.
The trio consisting of Howard Hewett as lead vocalist together with Jeffrey Daniel and Jody Watley became known as the “classic” line up of the group.
About Judith Sephuma
Judith Sephuma is a South African multi award winning artist of international standard. She has been dubbed the queen of Afro Jazz. She is an acclaimed prolific and versatile singer with multiple platinum status selling albums. Her angelic, soft, sultry and melodic voice has continued to dominate airwaves for close to 2 decades. She continues to impress the world with her talent and versatility performing for thousands of fans around the world including her travels to sold out shows in Europe, the USA and the United Kingdom. Judith Sephuma is very well known for her multi-status selling jazz albums and her platinum-status selling gospel album The Experience Live in Concert.
Her career has continued to rise and has attracted interest and acclaim from jazz , afro-soul and gospel music lovers all over the world since the release of her triple platinum-status selling debut album titled "A Cry, A smile, A Dance" released in 2001.
Judith has performed at all major jazz festivals in South Africa. She performed at the North Sea Jazz Festival in Cape Town in 2000 before her debut album was even released and went to perform at the same festival in Holland in 2002 alongside Marcus Miller and Roy Hargrove to name a few just after the debut album release.
Mi Casa is a South African house band based in Johannesburg, South Africa and consisting of three members, Dr. Duda (producer and pianist), J'Something (vocalist and guitarist), and Mo-T (trumpeter). The band was formed in early 2011 in Johannesburg when all three future members were at a night lounge and decided to perform together. A few months later, they released an album titled Micasa Music, which "went gold" quickly and won several awards at the 18th Annual MTN South Africa Music Awards in 2012. In 2015 they returned with their double disc album Home Sweet Home which includes hit singles Chocolate & Barman featuring Big Nuz and DJ Tira. In August 2017 they released their fourth studio album Familia after nearly disbanding four months earlier.