Sifiso Makalisa  

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Location: Durban
Sifiso Makalisa
Impeccable musical qualifications. Seasoned accompanist and lounge pianist. His unique style was influenced by Kenny Kirkland, Miles Davis, Sting, Herbie Hancock. Performed with Canadian bassist Dave Young in Harare. Pianist/Musical Director for Selaelo Selotas' debut album,'Painted Faces', composer of the track 'Thando' - double SAMA awards for best newcomer and best contemporary jazz album. The album received Leader of a trio and quartet, performed at the UCT jazz festival at the Baxter Concert Hall. Regular member/musical director of Judith Sephuma band, which won a SAMA award for best newcomer. Played in Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra's Symphonic Pops programme at the Spier Amphitheatre in Stellenbosch.