The Fanatics is an Afro Jazz / Pop duo/trio providing you with top quality popular jazz, afro jazz, afro pop and popular music. The perfect choice for a tasteful musical backdrop for cocktails or dinner, the Fanatics are available for banquets, conferences, fundraisers, corporate functions, country clubs, private parties, wedding receptions, restaurants, hotels and other special occasions. The Fanatics guarantee a night of great atmosphere including or excluding professional sound. Some of the artists included in The Fanatics Repertoire are: Miriam Makeba, Jill Scott, Lira, Al Green, John Legend, Brenda Fassie, Judith Sephuma,Selaelo Selota and Mimi.
- Durban International Film Festival Film Mart
- Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) Feather Awards
- Suncoast Casino Whiskey Tasting
- DUT Workers College
- Durban Chamber of Commerce
- Comrades Marathon Sponsor Dinner
- Action in Autism
Thulile Zama – Vocals
Thulile is a vocalist with years of experience at corporate events and weddings. She is the lead vocalist of the popular all-female jazz band Heels over Head with which she has done many performances all over the country. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Popular and Jazz Music – majoring Jazz Voice from the University of KwaZulu Natal.
Andile Mnikathi – Keys
Andile Mnikathi is a classically trained pianist, who was tutored by Tania Rousine and mentored by Kwa-Zulu Natal Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor, Naum Rousine, whose baton he played under for nearly a decade. He is currently studying a Bachelor of Music degree at the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, Howard College – which is recognized as an Honours degree, and is majoring in Arranging & Composition in Jazz.
Phumlani Mtiti – Saxophone
Eastern Cape saxophonist, Phumlani Mtiti is part of the SAMA Award winning jazz band, Ological Studies. He started the saxophone at age 16, and that’s when he met Zim Ngqawana, who mentored him. He toured with him to Norway, and also went on a tour of Europe during his matric year. He is currently majoring in Jazz at the University of Kwazulu Natal.