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Nicky Schrire and James Scholfield Team Up for Folk and Jazz at Alexander Bar's Upstairs Theatre

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Nicky Schrire
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Nicky Schrire and James Scholfield will team up for 75 minutes of jazz and folk music at the Alexander Bar and Café's Upstairs Theatre come the ides of May.

London-born, South African-raised Schrire is a vocalist and composer praised for her versatility and inventiveness. She has performed in New York, Los Angeles, Boston, London, Dublin and South Africa, with musicians ranging from Sibongile Khumalo, Abdullah Ibrahim and Arno Carstens, to Grammy-nominated pianists Gerald Clayton and Gil Goldstein.

Scholfield grew up in Cape Town and is now based in Berlin where he tours with Concord recording artist Curtis Stigers. He has performed at venues including Ronnie Scotts, the Royal Albert Hall, the Monte Carlo Jazz Festival and the Cape Town International Jazz Festival.

Thrilled to be collaborating, the pair's intimate duo evening will take place at 19:30 on 15 May. Tickets cost R90-R100 and can be booked online at the Alexander Bar website or purchased at the bar. For telephone bookings and enquiries, call 021 300 1652. Alexander Bar & Café is situated at 76 Strand Street in the Cape Town city centre and can be followed on Facebook and Twitter.


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