Jazz Sundays at Sanctuary Mandela

Join us every Sunday between 12pm and 3pm for Jazz Sundays



Jazz Sundays at Sanctuary Mandela

Join us every Sunday at Sanctuary Mandela between 12pm and 3pm for Jazz Sundays.

Choose your ticket option for the show only (R300 per person) or a ticket including a delicious 3-course meal (R600 per person) featuring a delicious menu inspired by Madiba's favourite dishes. Both tickets include a complimentary glass of bubbles and for guests taking ticket only tickets, meal options will be available to purchase on the day.

Tickets are limited and sell out fast, so book your tickets now by contacting us on +27 (10) 035 0368.



  • Great Food

    Insights restaurant offers guests a place to enjoy and share delicious meals with friends and family, just like Madiba loved to. In memory of his love for food, our restaurant serves as a tribute to his favourite dishes.

  • Great Music

    Our jazz musicians change weekly but one thing we are certain of is that each week our guests will be exposed to great music. Keep an eye on our schedule below for upcoming show details.

  • Great Company

    Sundays are traditionally a day to spent with loved ones. Whether you bring your best friends or close family, you are sure to have a great time enjoying great music and great food together.

  • Delicious Cuisine

    The menu, carefully crafted by Xoliswa Ndoyiya, offers a choice of delicious contemporary cuisine inspired by Madiba's favourite dishes.



2nd October 2022

Mthunzi Mvubu (Saxophone/Flute)
Keenan Ahrends (Guitar)
Ariel Zamonsky (Bass)
Siphiwe Shiburi (Drums)
Mthunzi Mvubu was born and raised in Daveyton where he started his music career at the age of 14. Mthunzi has shared his musical experiences and rubbed shoulders with international counterparts during visits to England, Sweden, USA, Germany, Russia to name a few.
Keenan Ahrends is a jazz guitarist and composer based in Johannesburg. Ahrends is known for his evocative musical writing, his emotive improvisation and his sensitive musicianship. He remains an important part of the emerging southern African jazz arena.
Ariel Zamonsky, born in Argentina and relocated to Tshwane in 2005. He immersed himself in south african Jazz, playing with the likes of Andile Yenana, Marcus Wyatt and Ayanda Sikade.
Siphiwe Shiburi, a drummer and band leader born and raised in Johannesburg. At the age of 5 he began learning the art of making music and kept developing, largely learning by ear. His desire to pursue music studies was interrupted as he was growing as a Session Drummer working with many established Artists, locally and internationally.

9th October 2022

Phil Holder (Saxophone)
Graeme Sacks (Guitar)
Nhlanhla Radebe (Bass)
Dan Berglund (Drums)
The awesomely lyrical and great interpreter of melody, Phil Holder, is a household name as a Saxophonist in the South African Jazz scene.
Graeme Sacks is a passionate music therapist, professional musician, and music teacher with over 30 years of experience.
Nhlanhla Radebe is a Johannesburg based performer, session bassist, composer and arranger who defines jazz as spontaneously improvised music that is based on a pre-existing harmonic form or structure.
Dan Berglund, a Drummer with 13 professional years of playing drums and classical percussion under his belt, he continues to play drums just for the joy of making music.

16th October 2022

Abraham Mennen (Sax/Clarinet)
Reza Khota (Guitar)
Lucas Senyatso (Bass)
Stanley Matlou (Drums)
Abraham Mennen is a South African multi-award winning saxophonist, improvisor, composer and multi-discipline artist who mostly performs jazz, improvised and experimental music.
Reza Khota is a guitarist with a distinct voice and performs with a musicality and technical facility that recalls the rich history of the instrument. He is equally comfortable performing composed and improvised music.
Lucas Senyatso is one of South Africa's top Jazz musicians. In 1998 he joined the legendary Hugh Masekela's band on a full time basis. In 2006 Senyatso released his debut album, All of Me and in recent years Senyatso has continued to write and produce music for other artists.
Stanley Matlou was born in Gauteng, his passion for music led him to graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in music at the University of Kwazulu Natal, and being able to perform with various local and international award winning artists.