She has performed alongside jazz and music greats including Selaelo Selota, Jimmy Dludlu, The C-Base Collective, The Cape Symphonic Orchestra, Loading Zone, Ian Smith’s Virtual Jazz Reality, Jack van Poll and Gerry Spencer. She has serenaded presidents and leaders including Nelson Mandela and Thabo Mbeki and has toured extensively in Europe and Africa.
The FUBA Academy and University of Cape Town graduate majored in Jazz under the supervision of Prof. Mike Campbell and was trained in classical Jazz Singing by Virginia Davids. Her explosive talent awed Africa with the release of her debut album A CRY, A SMILE, A DANCE which won her two South African Music Awards for BEST FEMALE ARTIST and BEST JAZZ VOCAL ALBUM, two KORA All Africa Music Awards for Best Artist from Southern Africa and Best African Female Artist (Africa/Diaspora) and two Metro Fm Music Awards for Best Female Vocalist and Best Jazz Artist.
Her second release NEW BEGINNINGS left no question that Judith Sephuma natural gift of music and song was going to live with us for a very long time.
Polokwane born jazz vocalist Judith Sephuma’s will entertain delegates at the Input 2008 Gala Dinner, Wednesday May 7th at the Sandton Convention Centre.