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Linda Sikhakhane

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Linda Sikhakhane
Background information
Birth nameLinda Sikhakhane
Born (1992-06-14) 14 June 1992 (age 32)
Umlazi, Durban, South Africa
  • Composer
  • saxophonist
Years active2000–present

Linda Sikhakhane (born 14 June 1992) is a South African saxophonist and composer born in Umlazi, Durban.[1] His love for music, especially Jazz, was triggered at an early age and this saw him attending music classes under the tutelage of Dr Brian Thusi and Mr Khulekani Bhengu. He then enrolled to study Music at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN). Sikhakhane has played with many respected South African artists and also shared the stage with many international artists. He has also been involved in many projects as a mentor and teacher of music to young pupils.[2] While still at UKZN his talent also saw him being offered bursaries from SAMRO, the National Arts Council and the Leeds Youth Big Band.[3]


  1. ^ "Trip 2: UKZN to VCU Sept 2012 | Virginia Commonwealth University – Jazz Studies". Wp.vcu.edu. 19 August 2013. Retrieved 18 November 2013.
  2. ^ "The Witness". The Witness. 11 March 2013. Retrieved 18 November 2013.
  3. ^ "Bursary Empowers Music Student to Help Others". Enewsletter.ukzn.ac.za. Retrieved 18 November 2013.