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Werner Spies

Musician

Werner completed his B.Tech: Music degree at the Tshwane University of Technology in 2007 and plays double bass and bass guitar. He is a sought after free-lance musician, working with the likes of Nataniël, Charl du Plessis, the Phat Brass Big Band, Jannie du Toit & Christa Steyn (Belgium tour 2008), Anna Davel, Albert Frost, Jak de Priester, Frank Opperman and the Radio Kalahari Orkes and can be heard on albums of various prominent South African artists. Recent highlights include the Ghoema Award winning and SAMA nominated album Shanghai Brunch by the Charl du Plessis Trio, as well as performing on the upcoming “Pretville” movie soundtrack.
When not performing Werner runs his own music agency, Music Mosaics (www.musicmosaics.co.za), providing music for corporate events, private parties and weddings and he is a part-time lecturer at the Tshwane University of Technology, Hatfield Christian Church and St. Johns College in Johannesburg. The Music Connection in Johannesburg with MarkBass Amps endorses Werner.
Werner also co-owns Haloa Coffee, a new café at the University of Pretoria.