Meet our Jazz Artists

For Everything Else There’s Jazz at Incognito

Set against the gorgeous backdrop of the Alphen gardens at twilight, join our jazz maestros at Incognito every Thursday evening this winter at For Everything Else There’s Jazz. 

To accompany the smooth sounds of Cape Town’s finest jazz musicians, curated for their professionalism and ability to read the room, we’ve handcrafted a menu of cocktails and perfect serves showcasing a special brand partner.

Best served with our delicious tapas and good company by the fireside.

Meet our jazz maestros

The Gavin Minter trio

SAMA-nominated for Best Jazz album 2009, Gavin Minter is a singer, saxophonist, percussionist, writer, composer, producer, promoter and music agent. The son of a trumpet player and a jazz singer, Minter has played guitar since age twelve, and in the 80s started playing saxophone in the jazz arena. For the past three decades he’s toured the world and graced every important jazz stage in South Africa. Last year, he recorded his 7th album of jazz standards in Stockholm after a two-week sell-out tour of Sweden.

Penelope Radsma duo

Penelope is a jazz vocalist in Cape Town passionate about bringing classic Golden Age jazz standards to the modern world, mixed with the swaying sounds of Brazilian jazz. Smooth vocals and creative arrangements with piano and double bass bring nostalgia and a touch of class.

Francesca Biancoli

Sultry Italian singer-songwriter Francesca Biancoli performs an eclectic, soulful range of music consisting of jazz, Italian folk, soul and R&B. Born in Puglia in the South of Italy, Francesca has a Master’s degree with distinction in jazz performance from GB Martini Conservatorio, has performed all over Europe and has won many Italian jazz vocal competitions. She’s been living in Cape Town for some years and continues to perform and record as a full-time musician. She’s also known to do an incredible Amy Winehouse rendition!

Carla Louw Duo

Feel-good energy and unforgettable vocal prowess are just two of the ingredients that have put Carla Louw on stages all over the world. With deep roots in South Africa, Carla’s performance is sunshine in a bottle, leaving every audience asking for an encore. A lifetime of dedication to her love of music has made her a master of her craft, bringing unique power and pizazz to stages of every size  –  guaranteed to get the party started with her contagious zest for life.

The Josh Trio 

The Josh Trio is creative jazz band based in Cape Town. The trio is made up of three Joshuas’ – namely Joshua Klein, Joshua Wheatley and Joshua Nemaire – who, as a collective, entered the Cape Town music scene in early 2021. Their connection goes far beyond the music and they have an incredible, present energy during performances. Prioritising the music is key to the band, which makes it their main objective. This band plays a wide array of music genres, including jazz, Latin, pop music and more.

Giuliette Price Trio 

Giuliette Price, a Cape Town-based vocalist and composer, has been making waves in the music scene since their move from Johannesburg in 2021. Known for their captivating performances, Giuliette has had the privilege of sharing stages with renowned artists such as Kujenga, MOONGA K and Alice Phoebe Lou.

Giuliette Price performed at the annual “Journey To Jazz” Festival this year in Cape Town in May.

Amy Campbell

Cape Town-based vocalist, musician and musical theatre actress, Amy Campbell has been a professional musician for over a decade. She’s performed on stages across the globe, from the Stockholm Jazz Festival and the Arcevia Jazz Festival to jazz clubs in Australia, New York and Europe, and the Cape Town Folk n Acoustic Music Festival. Amy currently heads up the vocal department at LAMTA.

Lea Venga

Lea Venga is a versatile singer-songwriter from Cape Town with a sultry voice that fits any mood. Her influences range from jazz to deep house. She regularly performs on the Jazz scene incorporating various genres. Her recordings and songwriting follow suit with a wide variety of musical styles and stories.

Lea was the singer and songwriter for the band Under The Influence, which had commercial radio success. She has since gone solo to pursue her own sound and identity, while still recording vocals for many other South African artists. Her latest release ’Makes Me Feel’  has currently made the top 5 on radio Heart FM. She is be joined by Blake Hellaby on piano and Sibusiso Matsimela on bass.