NOV 2024 06 WED 8:00 PM
Nduduzo MakhathiniThe Loft
  • General Admission: $35
  • UCSD Student: Limited Free Tickets via SSO


ArtPower is excited to present one of the most exciting artists in the international jazz community: pianist, composer, bandleader, and Blue Note recording artist Nduduzo Makhathini. With a range of musical and cultural influences—including Zulu rituals and the church—“Makhathini’s visionary character becomes more fascinating with each new endeavor”—DownBeat

Since making his international debut for Blue Note in 2020 with Modes of Communication: Letters From the Underworlds, the South African pianist and composer Nduduzo Makhathini has earned widespread acclaim for the genuinely spiritual transcendence of his music. For Makhathini, a Zulu healer and educator who has delved deeply into the histories and traditions of his ancestors, improvised music has never been merely about aesthetics or idioms. As the New York Times put it when naming Modes of Communication one of the Best Jazz Albums of 2020: “In a moment when spiritual jazz has become a dangerously buzzy concept, trust a musician who has truly devoted his life to divination practices.”


Doors Open

7 pm

Bites & Beverages

Our partner restaurant, Zanzibar at The Loft, is a creative American bistro serving lunch and dinner, as well as adventurous wine and beer options to keep you comfortably satiated. Zanzibar will be opened at 7 pm for dining.


The Loft is located off of Lyman Lane. See Map >


The closest parking structure is Gilman Parking Structure located at the intersection of Gilman Drive and Russell Lane.

UC San Diego requires parking permits 7 days a week. Permits can be purchased at permit machines or through the Parkmobile App. Visit UC San Diego Transportation for information on where to buy your permit, and costs.

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