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Moreira ChonguicaLocation: Based in Cape Town
Moreira is a Mozambican born Pan African jazz musician, composer, producer, ethnomusicologist, and social entrepreneur. He has released five albums, winning South African Music Awards (SAMA) as Best Producer on his first album, The Moreira Project Vol 1: The Journey and Best Contemporary Jazz Album and Best Album Packaging for his second album, The Moreira Project Vol 2: Citizen of the World. He has also produced music for a number of African artists including Simphiwe Dana and Afrikannitha and written music for movies and documentaries.
He has received a number of accolades in Mozambique over the years including being appointed to the advisory committee for the Mozambican Minister of Culture, being a recipient of the MADE IN MOZAMBIQUE seal, being awarded SUPERBRAND status in Mozambique as an individual for two years in a row and receiving the ORDER OF MERIT from the President of Portugal for his contribution to jazz music in Mozambique.
He runs a production company called MORE PROMOTIONS in Mozambique that produces the successful MOREJAZZ SERIES concerts in October each year.
He has performed at all the high profile festivals in Southern Africa over the years including Cape Town International Jazz Festival three times and Joy of Jazz and is considered one of the most relevant jazz musicians on the continent.
Moreira's act consists of 45, 60 or 75 minutes of original music which is contemporary African jazz, performed with full band consisting of drums, percussion, tablas, guitar, bass guitas, keys and saxophones. The repertoire is customised for each event, and compiled from Moreira's first two albums, The Moreira Project Vol 1 - The Journey and The Moreira Project Vol 2 - Citizen of the World.
- Morejazz Series 2016 - Maputo, Mozambique
- Joy of Jazz 2016 - Johannesburg, South Africa
- ZeitzMOCAA 2016 - Gala, Cape Town, South Africa
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Typical Budget for Moreira Chonguica is
R72500 - R95000 excl. VAT.
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