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Herbie Tsoaeli

For two decades South African jazz audiences have been grooving and swinging to HerbieTsoaeli’s extraordinary jazz music which combines double bass and voice. He is loved in jazz circles for his improvisation and as a proponent of the free-jazz ethic. He has lent his distinctive sound to over 20 albums in South Africa and has played alongside Hugh Masekela, Miriam Makeba, SibongileKhumalo, Louis Moholo, Abdullah Ibrahim, Simphiwe Dana and Moses Molelekwa, to name but a few. He has been billed as a “ghetto-bred jazz master who has earned his place amongst the truly gifted”.