SKYJACK – The Hunter CD Launch Tour – South Africa


The Hunter

SA Album Launch Tour 2018

Award-winning South African / Swiss collab band Skyjack return to South Africa this November to launch their highly anticipated 2nd album ‘The Hunter’. Released on legendary German record label enja’s imprint Yellowbird Records. The band consists of some of South Africa’s finest musicians: Kyle Shepherd on piano, Kesivan Naidoo (now based in Europe) on drums, and Shane Cooper on double bass. These 3 are joined by two of Switzerland’s most in-demand horn players: Andreas Tschopp on trombone and Marc Stucki on tenor sax. Their sound is an absolute powerhouse, with all members bringing compositions written for the group. From deep African grooves, to heavy-hitting jazz rides, and beautiful soundscapes, it’s all part of the incredible journey that is Skyjack.

Thu 1 NovGus Art Gallery, Stellenbosch (IfPop) – 7pm / free

Fri 2 NovLabia Cinema, Cape Town – 8:30pm / R150 (

Sat 3 NovJazz & Classical Encounters Festival, Spier, Stellenbosch – festival from 1:45pm / R430 festival admission (

Sun 4 Nov – Jazz in Native Yards, Kwa-Sec, Gugulethu, Cape Town – 3pm / R100 (tickets at door)

Wed 7 NovCentre For Jazz & Popular Music, UKZN, Durban – 6pm – R80 (general), R50 (pensioners), R25 (students).

Thur 8 NovThe Chairman, Durban – R10:30pm / R150 (tickets at door)

Fri Nov 9The Orbit, Joburg – 8:30pm / R180 (011 339 6645)

Sat Nov 10The Orbit, Joburg – 8:30pm / R180 (011 339 6645)