Jazz fans were on Friday left yearning for more as South African international jazz star Hugh Masekela alongside Isaiah Katumwa put a spirited performance.
Uganda’s Jazz and saxophone maestro Isaiah Katumwa could not have celebrated his 20 years in the music industry any better. He put up an electric performance that left revelers yearning for more at his Jazz Concert alongside Hugh Masekela.Isaiah Katumwa and Hugh Masekela doing their jazz thing on stage
The concert kicked off with a performance from Talanta group, mentored by the man of the evening Isaiah Katumwa, to warm up the audience that was still settling in at the Victoria hall, Kampala Serena Hotel.Laura Kahunde, Bebe Cool, Juliana Kanyomozi and Iryn Namubiru did not miss out on the show
When Isaiah stepped on stage, the audience went wild with cheers. Clad in a yellow shirt and black pants with a saxophone anchored in his hands, he proceeded to serenade the audience with his music.
Mid his performance, he invited his 12-year-old son Mitchell Katumwa onto the stage that wowed the revelers with his mastery of the piano, receiving a well-deserved applause from the audience after his act. The concert also marked the official launch of 106.1 Jazz Fm of which Isaiah Katumwa is one of the directors.Isaiah Katumwa cutting the cake to mark 20 years of Jazz music and the birth of Jazz Fm
Hugh Masekela joined Isaiah Katumwa as he performed “Maama Africa”, and the two went on to thrill the audience till the end. Masekela is not just good with his trumpet but a very good performer too. He effortlessly got the crowd onto their feet and dancing to his tunes. His African-flavoured songs like “She Got”, “Khawuleza”, “Mandela” and “Coal Train” had everyone revved up.Victoria Hall was full with thousands of fans
The day that was made successful thanks to Airtel Uganda, Pepsi, 106.1 Jazz FM, Radio One and IUEA. Airtel are set make the concert an annual event.