Ivan Mazuze is a Norway based composer, award winning saxophonist and world jazz artist of Mozambique
origin. Mazuze initiated his studies in music at his home country Mozambique at the National Music School in
1987 with piano as first instrument. After 7 years of classical piano training Mazuze joined the woodwind
section of the same school with jazz study approach with focus on improvisation. After finishing the basic
elementary music school, Mazuze continued his studies at the Department of Jazz and Ethnomusicology at the
University of Cape Town, South Africa.
Ivan Mazuze is Honors degree in jazz and composition studies and Masters graduate in ethnomusicology at
University of Cape Town