Spha (Siphathisene) Mdlalose is a jazz singer and composer from South Africa. She was born in the Durban suburb of Umlazi. She graduated from the University of Cape Town’s South African College of Music with a Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz Vocal Performance in 2006.
Yvonne Chaka Chaka, Micasa, Oliver Mthukudzi, Neo Muyanga, Zwai Bala, Sibongile Khumalo, Kabomo, Afrotraction, Monique Bingham, Israel Houghton, and others have all performed with Spha.
Mdlalose has played at notable jazz festivals, tours, and events including the Cape Town International Jazz Festival, Josh Groban’s “Straight to You” Tour, the Oslo Jazz Festival, and the Arendal Jazz Festival.
Lefatse (Indlel’eyekhaya album), Song to My Love (Indlel’eyekhaya album), and Seliyana (Indlel’eyekhaya album) are some of her tunes.
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