Joy of Jazz


The annual Standard Bank Joy Of Jazz is a South African event that attracts an audience of 20 000 people. The event is traditionally held in Johannesburg's buzzing Newtown cultural precinct. With an international line-up of top artists, and an exciting mix of home-grown talent, the the event has contributed to the cultural exchange between artists and many international performers.

Importantly, the Standard Bank Joy of Jazz has also seen a phenomenal growth in the number of developing jazz artists who have been given exposure and a platform on which to perform. The staging of the Joy of Jazz in the Newtown Precinct has played an integral part in the regeneration of the inner city. The event has significant benefits in helping to shape the future of Johannesburg, and contributing to the city's changing creative and cultural landscape.

ZAJohannesburg, South Africa
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Peter Tladi
Profile added by DJ Okapi on 10 Jun 2014