Recognizing Jazz!



27/02 Live in Soweto

01/03 Season 6 Starts

30/04 International Jazz Day

01/05 Mzantsi Night in NYC

27/06 Announcement of Finalists

27/08 MJA 6

15/12 Mzantsi Honors


4th mzantsi Jazz awards winners

In the year of COVID-19 the awards were forced to go online!  In a difficult year for everyone, music went online!

We were forced to create a special DVD available through our store!

Here are all the winners! 

The Mzantsi Jazz Awards Company is excited to announce the winners for the 2nd Mzantsi Jazz Awards ceremony that took place Saturday night 29 August 2020 ONLINE.

Best Jazz Album-
Ndabo Zulu and Umgidi Ensemble

Best Jazz Song- Viwe Mkizwana – Sicel’uxolo

Best Foreign Jazz Album/Artist- Boney James

Best radio station playing Jazz- Kofif FM

Best Jazz Venue/Club – Special Effect Jazz Club

Best Contemporary Jazz Album – Sibusiso Mash Mashiloane

Best Traditional Jazz Album – Ndabo Zulu and Umgidi Ensemble

Best Male Artist – McCoy Mrubata

Best Female Artist – Ziza Muftic

Best Newcomer in Jazz – Spha Mdlalose

Every year the Mzantsi Jazz awards also recognizes lifetime contribution to the Jazz genre and the following four awardees were named:

Jonas Gwangwa

Issued by
Mzantsi Jazz Awards Company
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