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 9 SEPTEMBER – SUNDAY 10 SEPTEMBER

MUSIC EXCHANGE
Cape Town, South Africa

2017
FRIDAY 15 SEPTEMBER – SUNDAY 17 SEPTEMBER

OPENING OF ZeitzMOCAA
Cape Town, South Africa

2017
TUESDAY 19 SEPTEMBER

AFRICA – AMERICA INSTITUTE AWARDS GALA EVENING
New York, USA

2017
THURSDAY 21 SEPTEMBER

VISIT TO HOWARD UNIVERSITY
Washington DC, USA

2017
FRIDAY 27 OCTOBER – SATURDAY 28 OCTOBER

MOREJAZZ SERIES
Maputo, Mozambique

2018
FRIDAY 10 NOVEMBER

MAPUTO 130YR CELEBRATIONS
Maputo, Mozambique

2018
SUNDAY 14 JANUARY – MONDAY 22 JANUARY

HAVANA JAZZ FESTIVAL
Havana, Cuba

2018

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, status to highlight and bring awareness to the areas he is passionate about, namely education, youth development and cultural tourism.

 

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 VUMBA, RAHSID LATIF, JP CROUCH PHOTOGRAPHY, SIMON SHIFFMAN, JOHAN SAMUELS, ANTHONY FRIEND

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