Arte Viva Management works closely with top SA and international musicians, who perform regularly at festivals, theatres, clubs, corporate and private events. We specialise in the jazz (African and international) and indigenous contemporary genres, but can source almost any request.
MUSIC: BANDS AND VOCALISTS
Abavuki are an Afro-Fusion World Music Ensemble from Langa, Cape Town, and have been playing their infectious upbeat grooves across SA and internationally since 2001.
World-class chanteuse Cat Simoni is sheer musical dynamite and the full entertainment package. With her classic Hollywood beauty, golden voice and gifted musicianship, Cat can hold any audience spell-bound in multiple musical genres, cabaret-style or from her piano, saxophone and guitar.
Coco Zhao's unique voice, poetic and expressive singing style have seen him recognized as one of China's most creative artists in contemporary jazz. Known for exploring possibilities within traditional and modern music and culture, both Western and Chinese, Coco's music ranges from his own original compositions to classic jazz standards, to rearranged Chinese folk songs or opera with a jazz twist.
Florence Chitacumbi is a Swiss-Angolan vocalist based in Neuchâtel, Switzerland. Mainly focused on Afro-Soul & Jazz, Florence has toured Europe, USA , Asia & Africa and released multiple albums. Her current focus project is entitled "Reunion" and is a collaboration with French percussionist Mino Cinelu.