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Thabani Gapara Project

Mon September 23, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Thabani Gapara


Zimbabwean born and raised,  Thabani Gapara is an Auckland based saxophonist who has been performing around the world in various musical projects for the last decade. A  graduate of the New Zealand School of Music (B Mus Jazz), Thabani has had the pleasure to play as a member in several musical projects in Zimbabwe, South Africa, New Zealand, Australia, and USA.


His passion for collaboration has seen him work with a plethora of  South African artists including Ernie Smith, Natalie Rungan, RJ Benjamin, Neil Gonsalves , Sibu Masheloane, Khaya Mthethwa and super group “Sweet Concept” to mention but a few. 


In  New Zealand artists including: Batucada Sound Machine, Hipstamatics, Vince Harder, Stan Walker, House of Shem, Three Houses Down and Katchafire to mention but a few.


The  “Thabani Gapara Project”  presents his own original music from a soon to be released EP,  and a mix of some arrangements of music from a variety of his influences that include: Hugh Masekela, Richard Bona, Fela Kuti, Roy Hargrove, Kirk Whalum and Moses Molelekwa to mention but a few. 




Thabani Gapara – Saxophones

Wiremu Barriball – Guitar

Roy Kaiki – Keyboards and Piano

Tere Ngarua – Bass

Leon Davey – Drums


Mon September 23, 2019
7:00 pm