Rofhiwa Ratombo & Thapelo Khumisi | Amersfoort World Jazz Festival 2023 | Theater De Lieve Vrouw

Locatie: Amersfoort
Datum: 30/03/2024

Rofhiwa Ratombo & Thapelo Khumisi (SA) Endorsed Talent of Joy of Jazz Rofhiwa Ratombo and Thapelo Khumisi are two extraordinary South African jazz artists who are set to create a magical experience with their concert. Rofhiwa, a remarkable singer, possesses a voice that effortlessly weaves through melodies, captivating audiences with her soulful interpretations and impeccable vocal control. Rofhiwa’s passion for jazz ignited at a young age, inspired by the rich musical heritage of her country and jazz greats such as Sarah Vaughan, Diana Krall and Themba Mkhize. Thapelo Khumisic, on the other hand, is a masterful pianist, known for his virtuosic skills and innovative improvisations. Growing up Thapelo developed a deep appreciation for the genre’s expressive power and the piano’s versatility. His performances are characterized by dynamic melodies, intricate harmonies, and an infectious energy that resonates with audiences from all walks of life. Rofhiwa Ratombo – vocals Thapelo Khumisi – piano Gally Ngoveni – bass Kgotso Vilakazi – drums Sena Performers International Laureate Festival 2023 In 2023, the 5th edition of the Laureates event took place, for which ‘endorsed exceptional talents’ were selected from all parts of the world: Poland, South Africa, India, Australia, France, Italy, Lithuania, Thailand, Luxembourg, Spain, and The Netherlands. The Laureates Festival gives these young artists the opportunity to present their talent during full- length concerts, not only to a broad audience, but also to the attending international festival organizers and international press.