Moreira Chonguica | Contemporary African Jazz Saxophonist
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SAXOPHONIST, ETHNOMUSICOLOGIST, PRODUCER, COMPOSER & SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR

Multi-award winning MOREIRA CHONGUICA is a celebrated contemporary African Jazz Saxophonist. His music is urban modern and funky. HIS PERFORMANCE STYLE IS ENERGETIC AND ENGAGING. Moreira currently resides in Maputo, Mozambique. Moreira’s band, The Moreira Project, comprises some of South and Southern Africa’s HOTTEST YOUNG JAZZ MUSICIANS

APPEARANCES

2017
SATURDAY 21 OCTOBER

FOURTH PUBLIC REHEARSAL OF MOREJAZZ BIG BAND
Centro Cultural Brazil Mocambique, Maputo, Mozambique

Time:  10h00 – 12h00
Fee: No charge.  Open to public. All welcome
2017
SUNDAY 29 OCTOBER

MOREJAZZ SUNDAY SUNSET SESSIONS WITH SPECIAL GUESTS
Zambi restaurant, Av 10 de Novembre, Maputo, Mozambique

Time:  from 15h00
Fee:  Booking essential  +258 84 339 2624
2017
FRIDAY 10 NOVEMBER

MAPUTO 130YR CELEBRATIONS
Maputo, Mozambique

VIDEOS

PHILANTHROPY

Moreira Chonguica has always believed that for him to grow as a person and a musician it is essential to give back and he does that in abundance. He gives of his time, influence and status to highlight and bring awareness to the areas he is passionate about, namely education, youth development and cultural tourism. In order to maximise the potential his influence affords, he deliberately chooses to invest his time and skills into multiple areas dedicated to the upliftment in the these sectors.

 

This he does through the following organisations:

• Patron and founder of Morejazz Big Band, Maputo, Mozambique
• Patron of Escola Nacionale de Musica, Maputo, Mozambique
• Dikakapa Everyday Heroes, Cape Town, South Africa
• The African Voices Trust, Cape Town, South Africa

• Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo, Mozambique
• Institute of Arts and Culture, Maputo, Mozambique
• Music Exchange, Cape Town, South Africa
• South African Jazz Educators – Board Member

PHOTOS

Photographers: SERGIO COSTA, MAURO VOMBE, RASHID LATIF, JP CROUCH PHOTOGRAPHY, SIMON SHIFFMAN, JOHAN SAMUELS, ANTHONY FRIEND & STEVE GORDON

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