Sean Sanby

Bassist, Composer

Cape Town, South Africa

Sean Sanby is a Cape Town-based bassist and composer. Sean studied at South African College of Music, where he majored in Jazz Bass Performance. At just 25, Sean is an accomplished collaborator, having performed with many local artists and touring across Southern Africa, including the Cape Town International Jazz Festival, Standard Bank Joy of Jazz Festival, Atlanta Jazz Festival, Zakifo Festival and Bushfire Festival. Sean has also performed extensively as a musician for theatre and musicals. His debut record, Out of the Candlelight, was nominated for a Mzantsi Jazz Award, for Best Contemporary Jazz Album.