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The4thMovement: Mantswe a Marabi

The Orbit Jazz Club
Fri 16 March   /   R150 - R250

The Orbit wouldn't have #The4thMovement without the many musics of South Africa that inspired what we have now come to know as jazz.

Jonas Gwangwa at one time was asked: “Why if you people are suffering so much does marabi music sound so happy?”

He replied: “It may sound happy but, if you listen carefully enough, you hear the cry.”


The true Marabi has never been about a limited chord structure. It has been about a unique blend and texture of life-affirming sound that endures “nomakanjani”. It is the music that brings the traveller home, to claim a special space for part of who we are.


So, make sure your shoes are dance friendly and come and celebrate the feeling at #The4thMovement on Friday, 16 March!


Prince Lengoasa – trumpet/flugelhorn

Tshepo Tsotetsi – alto saxophone

Steve Dyer – tenor & soprano saxes & flute

Themba Mokoena – guitar

Sibusiso Sibanyoni – bass guitar

Mongezi Conjwa – piano

Lungile Kunene – drums


Come and have dinner and drinks while enjoying the sensational sounds.


Mantswe a Marabi - R150

Sibongile Khumalo - R150

Day Pass - R250

(Students come in at half price, just bring your student card.) 


We advise booking in advance, please contact us on 011 339 6645 / 081 534 2867 or email us at to do so.

Starts at 20:00

The Orbit Jazz Club
81 de Korte Street, Braamfontein
011 339 6645
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