About A+

Africa Plus is an eclectic genre-crossing band whose parameters are expanded beyond whats expected from a drums, piano & bass trio. The band crafts its repertoire from innovative original music as well as creative renditions of covers by some of Africa’s greatest pioneers of jazz. Africa Plus continue to quarry and explore the same principles that inspire them, exploring infinite musical forms through the unprecedented exploratory power of jazz.

Their self-titled debut album “Africa Plus” was recorded live at The Orbit, Johannesburg, South Africa on 21 May 2016. The album was released worldwide on 8 October 2016.

The band formed early 2013 whilst studying music together at the UKZN School of Music. They have since been creating waves nationally working with an array of premier musicians in South Africa. Best known for their combination of virtuosity as well as easily accessible melodies, Africa Plus are changing the game in South African trio music.

Each of the members are well established and highly sort after musicians who have produced, recorded and performed with the ‘who’s who’ of the SA music scene as well as international acts. Some of these artists included but are not limited to Marcus Wyatt, Black Coffee, Standard Bank Young Artists Award recipients Bokani Dyer, Afrika Mkhize, Siya Makhuzeni and Sibongile Khumalo, Lloyd Cele, Joyous Celebration, UKZN Jazz Legacy which toured USA in 2013 and 2014. The Common Wealth Jazz Explosion which was a project comprising of musicians from the Common Wealth and performed at the Lockerbie Jazz Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Africa Plus aims to showcase and educate the world about the diverse cultures of South Africa through the medium of song.

Artists

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Prince Bulo

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Lungelo Ngcobo

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Sphelelo Mazibuko

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Tshepo Tsotetsi