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.



21 May 2023

Mpumi Dhlamini
Sphelelo Mazibuko (drums)
Gally Ngoveni (bass)

About Mpumi Dhlamini
Multi-instrumentalist and acclaimed producer Mpumi Dhlamini; Multiple SAMA & METRO FM Awards nominee for Best Newcomer and Best Jazz Album (respectively)has performed and collaborated with likes of Proverb, Zwai Bala, Jimmy Dludlu, Lira and produced works for Wanda Baloyi, Brian Temba, Kabomo, Zama Jobe and Sphelelo Mazibuko; continuing to push the boundaries of genre-bending and sonic expression in the jazz world.

He has three studio album, is a subsidiary of Sony BMG, and a self-produced debut featuring a host of musicians including; Fana Zulu (bass), Victor Masondo (guitar and bass), Carlo Mombelli (fretless bass), Adam Howard (trumpet), Vusi Khumalo (drums), Justin Holcroft (tenor and soprano sax). Mpumi plays accordion, piano, saxophone, the Rhodes keyboard (and more) on the album. On his 3rd 'Imvuselelo' offering, he explores sounds of old like swing and blues but also alludes to his signature eastern and African indigenous, church, and folk-influenced sound which he released exclusively on his website on the 27th of January 2022.

He has featured as Music Director and Producer on many occasions; being Lira’s music director from 2009-2011 and directing her 2009 Celebration DVD which won SAMA’s Best DVD, Music Director for SABC 1’s Live AMP in 2013 as well as Producer and Creative Director for Mzantsi Jazz Awards in 2020.

28 May 2023

The Chantal Willie-Petersen Jazz Trio
David Cousins (Piano)
Sphelelo Mazibuko (Drums)

About Chantal Willie-Petersen
Chantal Willie-Petersen currently serves as the first female President of the SAJE (South African Organization for Jazz Education). She is an award-winning jazz composer, bassist, pianist, vocalist, scholar and lecturer.

She graduated cum laude with a Master in the Arts (MA) Jazz Voice & Master in the Arts (MA) Jazz Double Bass at the Royal Conservatory of Music, Antwerp, and LUCA, Belgium. Chantal has performed with a plethora of the world’s most acclaimed artists, including extensive work with Grammy-nominated group Zap Mama.

In 2022 her commissioned composition "Kloppe Roep - Calling Bells” ... dedicated to “the enslaved women at the Cape (1657)" which was performed by world-renowned carillonist Tiffany Ng, premiered at the University of Michigan, Center for World Performance Studies.

In 2022 Chantal was the artist in residence at the National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences (NISHH) Awards (2022) and is a Contributing Author, in "A Century of Women and the Carillon", co-writing the work “Ringing Armistice in Cape Town”: Africa’s Only Carillon Chartered by South African Women". She also served as panelist at the League of Women Bass Players - the Low B Inaugural Conference (Atlanta, USA) in January 2023. 

She is currently a lecturer and PhD candidate at WITS University with a focus on coloured identity, African feminism and historic sound. She was awarded the ARA (Arts Research Africa) PhD Grant (2021), and is the recipient of the Van Lanchots Scholarship and SAMRO awards.