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Moreira Chonguica

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.

Gear

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

Discography

M & M: Moreira Chonguica & Manu Dibango

M & M: Moreira...

Morestar Entertainment
2017

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Live at Polana Serena Hotel

Live at Polana Serena...

Morestar Entertainment
2015

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MP Reloaded

MP Reloaded

Morestar Entertainment
2013

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Khanimanbo

Khanimanbo

Morestar Entertainment
2011

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Vol 2: Citizen of the World

Vol 2: Citizen of the...

Morestar Entertainment
2009

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Vol 1: The Journey

Vol 1: The Journey

Morestar Entertainment
2005

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