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Claire Röntsch Tour: Cape Town

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Award-winning saxophonist and composer Claire Röntsch is touring Cape Town with her own quartet, performing some of her own compositions as well as her arrangements of artists who influence her sound; including Tigran Hamasyan, Melissa Aldana, Chris Potter, Esperanza Spalding, and Radiohead.

Claire Röntsch is a saxophonist, session musician, composer, arranger and music lecturer. She has performed internationally and locally, including touring Europe in 2012 and 2014 with the MIAGI Youth Orchestra, travelling to Paris on a Cape Town/France youth exchange programme with George Werner and Marcus Wyatt in 2013.

She has performed at the Cape Town International Jazz Festival in 2016 and 2019, the National Arts Festival in 2020, and with various jazz ensembles and musicians around Cape Town, including Hugh Masekela, Freshlyground, the Cape Philharmonic Orchestra, and George Anderson of Shakatak.

She continues to perform with acts such as The Swing Collective, The Lady Day Big Band, Lana Crowster, Msaki and her own progressive jazz quartet (who perform her own compositions).

Claire is also an established session musician, having recorded on various albums such as Lana Crowster's EP "The Runaway" and her album "Subconcious", and Msaki's SAMA winning album "Platinumb Heart". As an arranger and orchestrator, she has been commissioned for works from The Lady Day Big Band, Stellenbosch University and the University of the Free State.

The Claire Röntsch Quartet comprises of :
- Claire Röntsch - saxophone
- Amanda Tiffin - piano
- Brydon Bolton - double bass
- Langa Dubazana - drums


Date: 6, 9, 14 December 2023

Time: Various times for different days

Price: From R373


Venue address: 6 December - Selective Live- 189 Buitengracht St, Gardens, Cape Town 9 December - The Athletic Club and Social-: 35 Buitengracht St, CBD, Cape Town 14 December - The Alma Cafe- 20 Alma Rd, Rosebank, Cape Town

Wheelchair accessibility: Unknown


Website: https://clairerontschmusic.wixsite.com/home

Email: clairerontschmusic@gmail.com

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