Ziza Muftic is a Croatian born, South African jazz vocalist. She is also an educator, a pianist and a composer.
Ziza’s sound is a unique blend of Eastern European folk tunes mixed with American and South African jazz styles.
She has over 30 years of performing experience, first as a violinist, then a vocalist and a pianist. Ziza has performed with some of South Africa’s top musicians and has Masters of music degree from University of Witwatersrand.
Ziza.M quartet is: Ziza on vocals, Roland Moses on piano, James Sunney on the bass and Peter Auret on drums. Ziza has performed with these fine musicians individually on many occasions. Roland, James and Peter are also known as ‘Peter Auret trio’. Together with Ziza’s sound, they create a perfect marriage of beautiful melodies, sensitive playing, and carefully sculpted compositions.
The quartet is preparing to record Ziza’s first album in April this year.