I am a professional musician. I play guitar and I compose music and am drawn to the sounds of West, Central and Southern Africa and to South American and Latin Music. However, Jazz is my first love.
I started playing guitar in church at the age of 17. In 1997 I began playing live in jam sessions.
In 2003 I decided to pursue music studies and moved to Cape Town and enrolled at the Jazz Studies Department of the University of Cape Town’s South African College of Music.
I studied Jazz Performance for three years and completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Music (Jazz Performance) in 2007.
I consider myself as an accomplished composer. I have numerous original compositions within the Afro-Jazz musical tradition, combining both traditional and modern elements of jazz.
João Cabral Jocab Music
Arts & Crafts
5 Years And Over
As an Musician, composer, songwriter, arranger, producer. I travel the world creating music for myself and others.
The internet has allowed cultural music to spread throughout the world.
It is almost impossible to be in this industry today without having a website to showcase your music.
To keep relevant in a ever changing industry, my website needs to be a functional tool to assist in releasing my music and a place for people to keep up to date with my tours and appearances.