Bio is a collection of South African jazz charts that features full professional quality Big Band scores of the late great Zakes Nkosi which were made popular by African Jazz pioneers. All scores have been performed and some recorded.

The collection features the Cape Jazz Collection, a new publication containing over 30 lead sheets with melody and chords of tunes connected to Cape Town. It includes works by Robbie Jansen, Jonathan Butler, Bheki Mseleku, Chris McGregor, Basil Coetzee, Winston 'Mankunku' Ngozi, Errol Dyers, Mark Fransman and Hilton Schilder. The Big Band arrangements have all been performed by various big bands in South Africa and abroad.

ZACape Town, South Africa


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Profile added by Ano Shumba on 01 Sep 2015