Our last activity in the Cape Town area was a half-hour set at the Helderberg Nature Reserve, which is about 45 minutes outside of Cape Town.
We were sandwiched in between sets by Ian Smith’s band Virtual Jazz Reality and we again featured Adelia and Lorenzo of the Delft Big Band. This time though we added another trumpeter from the band named Marcell Adams. His talent had stood out at the masterclass and we wanted to give him a chance to shine. The audience seemed excited to hear these talented kids and was highly appreciative of their efforts.
The Helderberg Nature Reserve website says, “welcome to our corner of paradise.” Indeed, being in Cape Town has seemed like being in paradise. We will miss it, but again it is time to move on.
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