All roads lead to the Zimbabwe Germany Society today for the International Jazz Day celebrations where a cast of local jazz musicians has been assembled to perform.

The concert, which starts at 6pm, has been dubbed: A Century of Jazz.

Artistes billed to perform are afro-jazz singer and songwriter Victor Kunonga, vibrant and sassy jazz songstress Prudence Katomeni Mbofana, multi-instrumentalist Clive Mono Mukundu, afro-jazz sensation Ruth “Rute” Mbangwa and Nicholar Dr Guramatunhu is the special guest.

Speaking to NewsDay Life & Style events director Joshua Meck said it was all systems go.

“We are doing rehearsals and artistes lined up have all confirmed their presence. We want to ensure the public that there will also be security at the event for securing vehicles. We have already sold 75% of our tickets but tickets are still available for those who may want to purchase at the gate, admission is still US$10.” he said.

The International Jazz Day is commemorated in 190 countries including Zimbabwe, through a variety of activities such as music concerts, jam sessions, lectures and conversations about its heritage as one of the most influential and enduring music genres of all time.

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