Bokani Dyer is currently touring South Africa and Mozambique with the Bokani Dyer Swiss Quintet. Etienne Shardlow of JazzE caught up with him before his gig at The Orbit in Johannesburg.
They spoke about his current tour of South Africa with his Swiss Quintet, and about his new album launched at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown last week.
The interview contains three tracks from the new album: The Artist, Vuvuzela and Outro.
The remaining tour dates are as follows:
Thursday 9 July: 20h00
Teatro Avenida,1179 Avenida 25 de Setembro, Maputo, Mozambique.
Friday 10 July: 22h30
Bar Gil Vicente, Avenida Samora Machel 295/43, Maputo, Mozambique.
Saturday 11 July: 20h30
Straight No Chaser, 79 Buitenkant Street, Cape Town.
Sunday 12 July: 15h00
Jazz at the Native Yards, Gugs’thebe Cultural Centre, Langa, Cape Town.
Monday 13 July: 20h30
Tagore’s, 42 Trill Road, Observatory, Cape Town.