Jazz man trumpeted

■ Strandfontein trumpeter, Darren English, pictured here during a gig in the Cape Town CBD earlier this month, has won a major award from Georgia State University (GSU), in Atlanta, America, last week. The young jazz musician is the recipient of the GSU 40 under 40 Most influential and Innovative Award – the 2018 Global Peace Song (jazz category). He is also a two-time recipient of the Fine Music Radio Award and his album Imagine Nation was on the official ballot for the 2017 Grammy Awards. Locally, the album was nominated for best jazz album in the South African Music Awards (SAMAs).