Veteran bassist Herbie Tsoaeli‘s African Time, his debut album as leader, on the Sheersound label, has just won the SAMA Award for South African jazz album of the year at the 19th awards. It was one of Sebastian’s top albums of 2012 , and reviewed live – as one of the stand-out gigs of the 2012 Cape Town Jazz Festival, HERE. A good background article is HERE.
The other nominees were:
Kyle Shepherd – South African History IX
Lindiwe Maxolo – Time
Tutu Puoane – Breathe