Marcus Wyatt

 
Bombshelter Beast –  a gypsy family of maverick musicians
Bombshelter Beast – a gypsy family of maverick musicians
From the minute Bombshelter Beast enters The Orbit from their dressing room stage left, they are belting out a spirited tune.
Marcus Wyatt's quiet big-band riot
Marcus Wyatt's quiet big-band riot
The latest recording by trumpeter Marcus Wyatt and the ZAR Jazz Orchestra, One Night in the Sun, revisits 11 songs from his catalogue as...
Marcus Wyatt's harmonic rebellion
Marcus Wyatt's harmonic rebellion
As history tells it, “Maji” was a form of spiritual protection afforded to the Matubi people, and later many other tribes in the former German East Africa, as they raged against colonial rule in the early...
Jazz plays on in ZAR
Jazz plays on in ZAR
You start to suspect that jazz in Jo'burg might really be dead when players start penning elegies for it. That's exactly what trumpet and flugelhorn player Marcus Wyatt has done, with the track Goodbye ­Sunday, his release on the album ZAR, launched earlier this month....
Room for improvement
Room for improvement
I was recently in Germany for a gig with Carlo Mombelli and I bought a Balkan music CD, Baro Biao: World Wide Wedding, by Romanian brass...
Marcus the maestro
Marcus the maestro
Schizophrenia is the name of the game on the Johannesburg jazz scene, says trumpeter Marcus Wyatt. "There aren't many gigs, so to work you need a...
Take a deep breath
Take a deep breath
This year's Arts Alive festival opens with a big-band bang: a tribute to the work of South African jazzman Chris McGregor, who led the famous Blue...

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