V&A Waterfront Take the Stage Series is a platform for emerging South African musicians and musical ensembles to showcase their talents at V&A Waterfront. Experience these emerging artists live for a series of pop-up performances which are free for all to attend.
Bradley Prince is a 23 year old jazz guitarist who was born and raised in cape town. He currently resides in Ruyterwacht. He just completed his BA specialising in music education ( jazz ) degree at UCT as well as his Post Grad Certificate in Education at UCT. He started playing music in church at the age of 10 where he started on piano. At the age of 13 he fell in love with the guitar and developed the love for jazz. Throughout his schooling career he has performed at various venues in and around cape town and being selected to be part of a regional all star band 3 years in a row which preformed at various venues within cape town.
Bradley has performed at various venues and festivals in and around Cape Town. Gigs that he has done in the past includes the Standard Bank Joy of Jazz festival in Johannesburg with the national youth jazz band as well as with The Pedestrians, 2 major musicals at the Artscape Theatre called Mama Afrika the musical and Tsotsi the musical. He also performed at Jazz on the Rocks in tieties baai, V &A Waterfront Amphitheatre, Baxter theatre Big Band Festival, Boogielicious theatre production, Mossel Bay jazz festival, and also made the Artscape Youth Jazz Band for 2017 where they performed their own show at Artscape paying respect to South African musicians past and present. He also performed at the Muizenberg jazz festival, Champaign and Oyster Festival and is part of the band The Pedestrians who won a battle of the bands at Quay Four restaurant in 2016.