Golden voice

Austin Lee Jacobs, from Strandfontein,was named the winner of the eighth annual GrandWest Open Mic Jazz singing competition, at the Market Hall, on Wednesday September 28. He won the grand prize, worth more than R70 000, including a R35 000 cash prize from GrandWest, a demo recording at Valvehouse Studios, eight sessions of career mentoring from Bev Scott-Brown Spotlight Music, eight vocal training lessons from Kim Kallie Performance Academy, a Beta-87C microphone from Wild and Marr, a live performance opportunity at The Crypt and two tickets to the Cape Music Exchange Conference 2015.