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Crown Gospel Award winner Sicelo Moya, together with husband and wife duo Thabo and Nonhlanhla Mdluli will lead an evening of praise and jazz at the Birchwood Hotel’s Gospel According to Jazz evening to be held on April 7 at the Birchwood Hotel & OR Tambo Conferencing Centre in Boksburg.

The Birchwood Hotel’s Ekurhuleni Comes Alive Jazz Festival, in association with the City of Ekurhuleni, the Sowetan, and the Mail & Guardian, is a highlight on Jozi’s jazz calendar offering a line-up of stellar performers every month.

Mpumalanga-local, Sicelo Moya, will be kick-starting an evening to remember by lighting up the Birchwood Hotel stage with his spiritual message. Moya’s album “Bread of Life” has earned him numerous nominations and won him Best Worship song in the 2013 Crown Gospel Awards.

Moya will then hand over the evening’s festivities to renowned partners in life and music, Thabo and Nonhlanhla Mdluli. Steadfast in their faith, the couple are known together and individually for their Gospel talent. Raised in Kathlehong, Johannesburg, female vocalist Nonhlanhla participated in various talent shows at school and, finally made her break when she won the national talent search competition, Reach for the Stars. Nonhlanhla’s radiance on stage is complemented by her husband, Thabo.

Thabo is a double SAMA Awards winning singer, producer and television presenter. He is well known for presenting SABC’s talent show, I want to Sing Gospel, and various shows on DSTV’s One Gospel channel.

Last to entertain the Ekurhuleni Comes Alive audience with a solo performance is Brenda Mtambo, who has worked with the likes of Hugh Masekela, Judith Sephuma, Lira, Jonas Gwangwa and many more. The Durban-based songstress is best known for her talent in the Afro-Jazz and Gospel genres.

The evening will be rounded off with an exciting collaboration; well-known Gospel vocalist, Nokukhanya Dlamini, will take to the stage with Brenda Mtambo, and Thabo and Nonhlanhla Mdluli in what is guaranteed to be a memorable performance.

Don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy an evening of fellowship, community and good food. The festival starts at 8pm and tickets are R450 per person or R4 500 for a table of 10. To book contact

sicelo moya Brenda Mtambo perform at Birchwood - Jazz Evening

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