South African Jazz
In partnership with the Jam Session, the Southampton Arts Center will present a concert by the South African All-Stars on Saturday at 7 p.m.
One of the pioneers of Cape Jazz, Morris Goldberg, who plays the saxophone and pennywhistle, counts among his influences both South African and American jazz. In addition to touring with Paul Simon, Bakithi Kumalo has played bass with Joan Baez, Herbie Hancock, the Tedeschi Trucks Band, and many others.
Diego Urcola, a trumpet player and three-time Grammy nominee, has been a member of the Paquito D’Rivera Quintet since 1991. David Bravo, a pianist from Cape Town, has recorded with Harry Belafonte, Jack Bruce, Debbie Harry, and Hugh Masekela, among others.
Claes Brondal of Sag Harbor, co-founder and musical director of the Jam Session, seen weekly at Bay Burger in Sag Harbor, will round out the group on drums. Tickets are $15 and include a preconcert reception at 6:30.
In conjunction with the center’s exhibition “Odd Beauty: The Techno-Eccentric World of Steampunk,” the English musician and producer Thomas Dolby, a Steampunk icon whose hit singles include “She Blinded Me With Science” and “Hyperactive,” will present a talk and performance on Sunday at 6 p.m. Tickets are $25.