MOREIRA CHONGUICA is a Mozambican born jazz saxophonist, producer, composer and ethnomusicologist This awesome musician graduated from UCT in 2000 with an honours degree in Ethnomusicology and has performed on the albums of some of South Africa's top artists. He has played many of the major jazz festivals in the world with some of the world's top entertainers. (North Sea Jazz Festival, Netherlands; International African Music Festival, Germany; New Orleans Jazz Festival; African Summer Jazz Festival, Zimbabwe; Victoria Jazz Festival, Spain; Joy of Jazz, South Africa; Jazzathon, Cape Town; North Sea Jazz Festival, Cape Town amongst others.)
Moreira has released six albums: The Moreira Project Vol 1 - The Journey (2005); The Moreira Project Vol 2 - Citizen of the World (2009); Khanimambo (as producer) (2011); MP RELOADED (2013), Moreira Chonguica: Live at the Polana Serena Hotel (2015); M & M: Moreira Chonguica and Manu Dibango (2017) Moreira plays with his own band The Moreira Project made up of Mozambique and South Africa's top jazz musicians. The very nature of The Moreira Project is that the musicians vary depending on the nature of the function.
This funky, hip and happening musician is full of energy and passion and it shows when he blows that sax whatever the occasion, whatever the event.
Selmer saxophones: Alto, soprano, sopranino
SD systems microphones
Sax man is popularising jazz as 'sexy and sensual' - Struan Douglas: African Independent April 08, 2016
The sax is a weapon of mass construction - Tina George: Tonight Mar 12,2012