SAJE Executive Board for April 2016 - April 2018
President: Mageshen Naidoo (Univ of Pretoria)
Vice President: Neil Gonsalves (Univ of KwaZulu-Natal)
Secretary: Ann Barr (CapeTownBigBandJazzFestival)
Treasurer: Diane Rossi
International Representative: Moreira Chonguica (Morejazz)
SAJE Board Members for April 2016 - April 2018
Mike Campbell, Marc Duby, Mike Rossi, Paul Sedres
John Edwards, Ronel Nagfaal, David Bass, Carlo Mombelli
Ex-officio: Darius Brubeck, Alan Webster
2012 - 2016 SAJE EXECUTIVE BOARD:
2012 - 2016 SAJE BOARD:
- SAJE President: Mike Rossi (woodwinds) – Professor at SA College of Music, UCT since 2000; Acting Director: Centre for Jazz and Popular Music at UKZN, Durban and Fulbright jazz specialist scholar to UKZN, Durban in 1999/2000; visiting lecturer at UCT and UKZN in 1989, 1992, 1993, 1997.
- SAJE Vice-President: Mageshen Naidoo (guitar) Directorate of Music, UNISA, 2011 to present; Acting Director Music Dept at UKZN, Durban 2010 - 2011; Director: Centre for Jazz and Popular Music at UKZN, Durban – 2007 to 2011
- SAJE Secretary: Ann Barr – Director: Cape Town Big Band Jazz Festival (17 years)
- SAJE Treasurer: Diane Rossi – extensive arts (theatre and music) and events administration experience in SA and the USA - 1978 to the present
- SAJE International Rep: Paul Sedres (SA/Paris) – Arts Administrator: SA College of Music at UCT (20 plus years), extensive experience with formal and non-formal music programs and artists in the Western Cape and beyond; cultural and heritage practitioner, event manager and radio journalist
2012 - 2016 SAJE BOARD:
- Ronel Nagfaal (saxophone) – Music teacher and jazz band conductor at Alexander Sinton High School, Athlone. She is a committed educator, with years of experience in the live music sector.
- Thulile Zama (vocals) – Administrator: Centre for Jazz and Popular Music @ UKZN, Durban – 2011 to present; versatile vocalist with a wide repertoire.
- Karendra Devroop (saxophone) – Professor of Music and Director of the School of Music and Conservatory at North West University, Potchefstroom, 2009 to present.
- Nick Carter (guitar) – HOD: Contemporary Music, St John’s College, Johannesburg
- Suli Moosa – musican, teacher, jazz afficianado with extensive knowledge of local and international musicians
- David Bass (piano) – part-time musician,specialist physician, medical law and litigation consultant
- Eric Alan – jazz radio broadcaster with FMR (Fine Music Radio) and Radio 2000 - Jazz Rendezvous
- Mike Campbell (bass) – HOD Jazz Studies, SA College of Music @ UCT, 1989 to present; prolific composer and big band leader.
- Marc Duby (bass) – Professor of Musicology at UNISA from June 2011; Professor and Head of Department of Music and Musicology at Rhodes University in 2008 -2011; sixteen years in Music Dept at Tshwane University of Technology
- Neil Gonsalves (piano) – Music Lecturer, Music Dept @ UKZN, Durban; Director: Centre for Jazz and Popular Music, UKZN, Durban, 2011 to present; HOD Music @ DIT, Durban
- Alan Webster (ex-officio) – Director: National Youth Jazz Festival (Grahamstown) since 2001; Music teacher at Stirling High School, East London.
- Darius Brubeck (ex-officio) – freelance musician based in London, UK; taught in Music Dept at UKZN from 1983-2006; ex- director of Centre for Jazz and Popular Music @ UKZN