Last Updated on September 8, 2018 by mybiohub
Judith Sephuma was born on 29 June 1974. she is a South African jazz and Afro-pop singer From Polokwane, South Africa. She grew up in Polokwane and moved to Cape Town in 1994 to study as a jazz vocalist.
In 1997, Judith Sephuma graduated from the University of Cape Town with a Performer’s Diploma in Jazz and went on to further study. In 1999, she won the “Best Jazz Vocalist” at the Old Mutual Jazz Into The Future competition and signed with the African division of BMG.
During her years in Cape Town she performed with numerous bands and solo artists. She sang at Thabo Mbeki’s inauguration in 1999 (at the invitation of jazz great Jimmy Dludlu)
Her debut album A Cry, A Smile, A Dance was critically acclaimed and she later followed it up with New Beginnings.
Other albums include Change is Here,I am a living testimony,A legacy live in concert (CD & DVD) and her debut gospel album titled The Experience LIVE in Concert (CD & DVD)
In 2015 Judith Sephuma released her new album One Word which she describes as Afro-Funk Jazz.
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In 2012 she was announced as one of the seven choirmasters for the Mzansi Magic reality competition Clash of the Choirs South Africa, which aired in 2013. She mentored the choirs from Limpopo.
Judith is recorded and marketed through her independent record label,Lalomba Music.