Thornberg/Brown Double Header – 23 Feb

Join us for a double header, sunset concert by two fantastic jazz musicians in Per Thornberg (Sweden) and AJ Brown (UK), accompanied by some of Cape Town’s finest musicians at Young Blood Art Gallery on Bree Street.

Set 1: Per Thornberg, Dan Shout, Andrew Lilley, Sibusiso Matsimela, Kevin Gibson.

Set 2: AJ Brown, Dan Shout, Andrew Lilley, Sibusiso Matsimela, Kevin Gibson

23 Feb 2020 17:00

Per Thornberg is a Swedish jazz musician, tenor saxophonist, composer, arranger, teacher, art critic, Per Thornberg, has produced 11 CD’s in his own name, including two new releases in 2019!He has written 25 educational books about Jazz Improvisation, and he was selected as “Jazz Teacher of the year in Sweden” 2014. Thornberg has played in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Germany, Spain, Italy, Australia, U.K, USA, France and South Africa with the likes of Vivian Buczek, Martin Sjöstedt, Peter Asplund, Fredrik Norén, Bobo Stenson, Carl Allen, John Fedchock, Gordon Vernick, Justin Binek and Jacob Karlzon to name a few.

AJ Brown is fast becoming recognised as one of the most exciting musical talents in the UK. AJ has worked alongside some of the most recognised house hold names in music including Tom Jones, Burt Bacharach, George Benson, Simply Red and Jools Holland, creating a buzz in the industry and providing a platform for AJ to collaborate with some of the hoJest producers in the world.