Prof Zaidel-Rudolph saluted Andre and the SAMRO Foundation team for their ‘unbelievable vision, selfless music benevolence and generosity.’
“I have seen the organisation grow from strength to strength. Every institution has dips, every institution has challenges, and the music industry has been a particularly challenging environment,” Le Roux, who has been at the helm of the foundation for 14 years, said.
A Concert for Refugees is held at the Linder Auditorium, Johannesburg on June 21st, 2019, a day after World Refugee Day to create awareness about the challenges of the refugees and other forcibly displaced people, through inspiring people by the music and other forms of arts.
As an all-round music industry professional, she perfected the production skills that supported her label, Magnolia Vision Records.
The jazz ecosystem across the globe is imploding. Amersfoort Jazz Festival, celebrating its 42nd birthday in 2020, 15-year old partner JazzNL and IKS Cultural Consulting joined forces at the annual World Jazz Conference to assess this situation and explore ways to help the international jazz community survive.