Jazzathon welcomed back at V&A

2017-01-17 06:01
Jason Ward from Lotus River (left) and Charné Anthony from Crawford share their enjoyment of the festival with one of the team at Jazzathon, William Rezant (centre).

Jason Ward from Lotus River (left) and Charné Anthony from Crawford share their enjoyment of the festival with one of the team at Jazzathon, William Rezant (centre).

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The V&A Waterfront hosted the 20th anniversary of the first Cape Town Jazzathon in the amphitheatre over the weekend. Music lovers were there to welcome it back after the last Jazzathon was hosted at this venue seven years ago. With the support shown this weekend the organisers are hoping that it will become a fixture on the local entertainment calender again. Gary van Dyk caught up with some of our readers enjoying the music.

When the music moves you at Jazzathon you’ve got to get up and dance as these women demonstrate.

Getting some shade from the sun but enjoying the cool sounds at the Jazzathon were, from left, Adrian and Mandy Williams from Muizenberg and Esra Overberg from Kensington.

Bjorn and Glynnis Petersen from Thornton met up with Carole and Keith Petersen from Belthorn while enjoying the music in the Waterfront.

Taking a break from the music at Jazzathon were, from left, Jo-Anne Aranes from Strandfontein, with Richard Arends and Mandy Adams from Plumstead.

These three friends who enjoyed the sounds in the Waterfront are, from left, Susan Anderson from Facreton and Estella Jochems and Claire Davids from Mitchell’s Plain.

From left, Leon Kotze from Kraaifontein with Christina and Clarence Segers from Retreat and Florence Bennett from Mitchell’s Plain want the Jazzathon to become an annual event again.

Loving every musical moment in the Waterfront were, from left, Shariefa Davids from Bo-Kaap, Rhoda Theys from Belgravia, Charlene van Graan from Welcome Estate, Achmat Ganie from Parow and Raymond Randall from Mitchell’s Plain.

Greg Rule from Wynberg treated his wife Moira to a special birthday celebration as they enjoyed the music at the Jazzathon.











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