Keorapetse Kolwane & Daniëlla Hart (ZAF)
Keorapetse Kolwane is a songwriter, composer, bandleader and music educator, who graduated at the Jazz and Popular Music Department of the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal. She has performed at several well-known festivals in South Africa and Euopa, working with as a recording artist, session vocalist and lyrical contributor in various ensembles and projects. At Amersfoort Jazz she is accompanied by keyboardist Thapelo Khumisi.
The Johannesburg-born vocalist Daniëlla Hart studied at Tshwane University of Technology and graduated in 2017 with a BTech degree in Jazz and Popular Music. She has found her deepest moments of joy through music, gigging with highly acclaimed South African musicians such as Karendra Devroop and Roland Moses. Her recent accomplishments include runner up in the SAMRO Overseas Scholarship Competition for Vocalists (Jazz Category) in 2019 and competing in the UNISA International Voice Competition in 2018. At Amersfoort Jazz she is accompanied by keyboardist Thapelo Khumisi.
• Endorsed to the Sena Performers International Jazz Laureate Festival by Joy of Jazz, South Africa