Michael Bester

Jazz Guitar

Michael Bester is a guitarist, composer and producer who spends his days working to fill the world with beautiful music. He is a SACM Jazz alumnus, and went on to complete his Masters Degree in Contemporary Music Performance and Production at Berklee Valencia. Now he lives in Cape Town, playing his guitar, writing, producing and performing music under his own name, as well as with several top bands. He released his debut solo recording, “Now, Not Yet” in 2019 to critical acclaim. Michael is the head of Jazz Guitar at SACM, UCT.