Friday Night Jazz

21 July 2023
Makers Landing

Jazz music has been an integral part of social gatherings in South Africa, particularly in urban areas like Cape Town. It is weaved into the fabric of the city. Both food and jazz are platforms of expression linked to culture, history and commentary. At Makers Landing this Winter, we want to create a vibrant, intimate atmosphere that brings people together by converging live music and food resulting in an enjoyable multi-sensory experience.

Stay warm and cozy while enjoying our delightful entertainment with a lineup featuring Kujenga, Vernon Castle, Leslie Kleinsmith and The Guitar Cartel. Please see dates below.

14 July 2023 – Kujenga

21 July 2023 – Vernon Castle

11 August 2023 – Leslie Kleinsmith 

18 August 2023 – The Guitar Cartel


21 July 2023 | Vernon Castle 

Vernon Castle is a South African music legend with performance experience spanning both national and international music stages.

His nearly 50yrs of performance experience started on the cabaret scene in the City of Cape Town. A region of South Africa that reflects its unique eclectic sound infused by genres such as jazz, soul & R&B music and more importantly indigenous music infused by the culture of the rest of the continent. Vernon Castle is born and bred in this context.

He has shared billing with artists such as Jill Hayward of Shakatak, Ronnie Jordan, and The Jazz Crusaders and shared a platform with the backing band to “The Manhattan Transfer.” In South Africa, Vernon shared the stage with musicians such as Winston Mankuku, Sammy Hartman, Zayn Adam, The Legendary Pacific Express and various others. While drawing inspiration from artists such as Stevie Wonder, Nat King Cole, Al Jarreau and George Benson. Vernon has developed his unique style and sound. It is without question that Vernon Castle is a legend in the entertainment industry in Cape Town and South Africa and is without question one of the music legends.

Friday – 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM


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