The Centre for Jazz and Popular Music is proud to present legendary drummer Frank Paco on Wednesday 30 October 2013 at 18:00. 

Mozambican born drummer/percussionist Frank Paco is based in Cape Town. He will come to Durban to head up a 6-piece band consisting of Muriel Marco on keys and Durban-based musicians Thulile Zama (vocals), Jonathan Judge (saxophone), Milton Chissano (guitar) and Prince Bulo (bass).  

Frank Paco will bring a selection of his latest compositions that will combine Mozambican and South African influences as well as covers.  Paco brings a varied sound as a result of the array of South African and International artists he has played with throughout the years. People also know him as founder of the popular group Tucan Tucan. 

Highlights of Paco’s career as a drummer/percussionist include: a performance at the 46664 with Queen, Bono, Peter Gabriel, Jimmy Cliff to name a few on the bill. A performance with smooth jazz America based British guitarist Ronny Jordan. He has worked with America based South African guitarist Jonathan Butler, the late Miriam Makeba, Hugh Masekela and Gold Fish to name a few.  

Catch Frank Paco, at The Centre for Jazz and Popular Music (CJPM), Level 2, Shepstone Building at UKZN Howard College Campus at 18:00 (Doors open at 17:30) Wednesday 30 October  2013. Doors open at 17:30 and music starts at 18:00

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