Long Street Band
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lead vocals & guitar: JEREMY OLIVIER
A world class singer-songwriter with an honours degree in jazz performance, Jeremy Olivier is a skilled and accomplished guitarist and vocalist, having performed with the likes of George Benson, Katherine Jenkins, Daniel Bedingfield, Jonathan Butler, Micasa, Loyiso Bala, Sibongile Khumalo, Ard Matthews, Freshly Ground, Mango Groove, Johnny Clegg and many more. He has six singles currently playing on radio including Cape Town favourites, ‘Serendipity’ and ‘Look at us Now’. Jeremy has also written the musical score for many popular Jungle Beat animations as well as for the SA Rugby Team and the Shark’s Rugby Team. He is currently completing his debut album due for release in 2015.
bass & backing vocals: SHAUN JOHANNES
Incredibly talented bassist, Shaun Johannes, has shared the stage with artists such as Johnny Clegg, Jonathan Butler, Katherine Jenkins, Loyiso Bala, Sibongile Khumalo and many more. He obtained a BMus (Cum Laude) and MMus in Performance and Dissertation from UCT’s College of Music in 2010 and has performed at countless festivals and many notable functions such as the opening of parliament in 2004/5 performing for Oprah Winfrey and Nelson Mandela. One of his many milestone performances was with the legendary jazz guitarist and vocalist George Benson and his musical director Randy Waldmand at the Cape Town International Jazz Festival in 2010.
drums: FRANK PACO
UCT College of Music graduate, Frank Paco’s impressive career includes highlights such as the 46664 Mandela AIDS concert performing with many of the world’s great musicians such as the legendary band Queen, Bono of U2, Jimmy Cliff, Angelique Kidjo, Dave Stewart, Andrew Bonsu, Johnny Clegg, Brian May and Peter Gabriel. He has played with greats such as Jonathan Butler; Miriam Makeba, Hugh Masekela and many more at festivals and concerts all over the world. He has also sessioned on more than 40 albums, 10 of which received awards and 4 were nominated.