A jazz gig guide for Cape Town and surrounds can now be found on

This blog site was originally started by the late Mike Laatz.

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                       Monday20 Nov
No gigs reported

                        Tues 21 Nov
The Crypt, 1 Wale street: MH QUARTET with Muneeb Hermans Trumpet

Asoka, Kloof street, 8.00 to 10.00pm: Mr Keys and the Funky Monks

                     Wednesday 22 Nov
Mount Nelson 2.00 to 5.00pm: Michael Stuppel plays solo piano

The Crypt, 1 Wale street, 8.00 to 11.00pm: Andrew Ford piano, Wesley Rustin bass, Kevin Gibson drums, Jason Ward percussion and Adelia Douw vocals
                            Thurs 23 Nov
Mount Nelson 2.00 to 5.00pm: Michael Stuppel plays solo piano. 

Winchester mansions, Seapoint, 5.00 to 8.00pm: Maxine Ceasar

The Crypt, 1 Wale street, 8.00 to 11.00pm: Natalie Rungan with Mark Fransman and Bruce Baker

Bluechip, 140 Wetton Rd, Wetton, (opposite Caltex garage) from 5pm: Jazz jam with Atlantique...Charles Louw (piano), Carlo Fabe (drums), Norman Saul (bass guitar) and Lynette Reid (vocals).  Musicians welcome to sit in.
                          Fri 24 Nov
Mount Nelson 2.00 to 5.00pm: Michael Stuppel plays solo piano

Pizzeria Villagio, Howard Centre, Pinelands, 7.00 to 9.00pm: Mike Laatz plays mellow tenor sax.

Winchester Mansions, 5.00 to 8.00pm:Gary Deacon

Kaleidoscope, 56 Main rd., Claremont, 7.30pm: Glenn Robertson Band plus guests

The Crypt, 1 Wale street, 8.00 to 11.00pm: Erika Lundi Quartet

Roundhouse, Camps Bay, 4.30 to 7.30pm: Adamu trio (weather permitting)

                           Sat 25 Nov 
Winchester Mansions, Seapoint, 2.00 to 5.00pm: Keith Macfarlane plays guitar

Winchester Mansions, 5.00 to 8.00pm: Sammy Hartman

The Crypt, 8.00 to 11.00pm:
 Sylvia Mdunyelwa with George Werner piano, Stix Mrwebi drums, Norman Saul guitar. 

                           Sunday 26 Nov
Pot Luck Club, Woodstock, 11.30 to 2.30: Buddy Wells band

Kirstenbosch Market 10:45 - 14:45.Mike Campbell's Craft Quartet

Winchester Mansions, Seapoint: Jazz Brunch from 11.00am to 2.00pm: Natalie Rungan (vocals) Andrew Ford (piano) Wes Rustin (bass) Maurice Gawronsky (drums)

i-studios Lapa,  Joostenburg Vlakte in Kraaifontain: Muriel Marco and ND Project.
Bookings: Igshann 071 359 2289 or Ulla 072  453 9860

Sabrias Restaurant 119 Ottery rd, Wynberg, Trudy Rushin 021 761 5247

Barristers, Newlands, 6.00 to 9.00pm: John Russell (guitar) and Willie van Zyl (saxophones/clarinet)

Casa Labia, Muizenberg, 8.00pm: Lee Thompson (trumpet) Mark Buchanan on guitar, Nick Williams on piano, Callum McDonald on bass and Kurt Diedericks on drums. 

Swingers, Wetton: jazz jam (no details given)

                  Monday 27 Nov

No gigs reported

                   Tues 28 Nov
The Crypt: No details given