Based: Cape Town
Pocket Duo is a charming outfit with female vocalist, Irina Buzdugan and Jazz pianist, Chris Tritton.
They’re a swanky fusion of jazz and pop in your pocket adding an atmosphere of class and smooth sophistication to every corporate function or private event.
Irina Buzdugan has recently completed her Bachelor of Arts degree at Vega school of Brand Leadership specialising in Brand Communication and Leadership. This talented young lady is currently the front woman for the popular band Asleep in Transit, as well as starting up her own solo music career. She has been singing competitively since she was 12, and is confident in her vocal abilities which enthuses all types of audiences. Irina has done countless performances with her band and also with Pocket Duo. She has shared the stage with big names at events over the years such as:
Die Heuwels Fantasties, Johnny Clegg, Daniel Bedingfield, The Parlotones, Isochronous, Gangs of Ballet, Matthew Mole, and Watershed.
Irina has appeared on 5fm and East Coast Radio for interviews and live performances. She has also performed at the renowned five star hotel in Durban, The Oyster Box. Being a multi-faceted artist, she also wrote and performed vocals for a Mr. Price advert.
Irina did corporate events for 4 years in Durban before relocating to Cape Town in 2014 to take her music career further.
Irina sings at the world-renowned One and Only five star hotel in Cape Town at the majestic Vista bar within. She has also performed at the highly acclaimed restaurant within called Reuben’s, for Sunday lunches.
Chris Tritton is currently studying towards his Bachelor of Music at the University of Cape Town. He has played in bands throughout his entire schooling career as well as being a self-taught gifted pianist from a very young age. He has always had a deep passion for Jazz, pop, and classic standards.
Just a few names of events performed this year:
Jan Kriel Wine Auction, Kuils Rivier
AHG Healthcare gala dinner, Somerset West, Erinvale Hotel and Spa
Cape Thoroughbred Sale Cocktail Evening, Taj Hotel, 21st January
Numerous performances at the One and Only Hotel