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Thabani Gapara Project

The Orbit Jazz Club
Thu 16 August   /   R140

Zimbabwean born and raised, Thabani Gapara is an Auckland-based saxophonist who has been performing around the world in various musical projects for the last decade. He graduated at the New Zealand School of Music in BMus Jazz. Thabani has had the pleasure to play as a member in several music projects in Zimbabwe, South Africa, New Zealand, Australia, and the USA.

The Thabani Gapara Project presents his own original music from a soon-to-be-released EP, and a mix of some arrangements of music from a variety of his influences that include: Hugh Masekela ZA, Richard Bona, Fela Kuti, Roy Hargrove, Kirk Whalum and Moses Molelekwa to mention but a few.

The Band will present an evening of compositions by band leader Thabani Gapara and a variety of music from the African Jazz landscape arranged by the group. Prepare yourselves for a night of light hearted and exciting afro-funk jazz event.

Thabani Gapara - Saxophones
Siyanqoba lukhetho mthethwa - Keyboards & Piano
Sipho Mabena - Bass
Sinikiwe Mabaso - Drums

We advise booking in advance. Please contact us on 011 339 6645 / 081 534 2867 or email us at

Students receive a 50% discount on tickets.

*We all know how inconvenient it can be to find parking in Braamfontein.
Now introducing Valet & Parking Service at The Orbit. For only R60, you can get yourself safe valet parking at The Parktonian.
How It works:
We will need the following to make a booking
Make & Colour of Vehicle
Name & contact nos.

Once we receive all the above:
Our Professional Valet Parker will meet you at the entrance of The Orbit at a pre-determined time.
10 mins before you are ready to leave please Whatsapp our Professional Valet Attendee on The Orbit Valet Service and he will be waiting for you outside The Orbit.

From 20:30 - 02:00

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