Since 2002, widely acclaimed international SA pop star, singer, songwriter, producer and actor Ike Moriz has created seventeen albums ranging from original Jazzy Swing, Lounge, Blues, melodic indie Rock/Pop to Latin/Easy Listening. His original songs reached No.1 in the UK, Holland, South Africa and Germany. Described as “A smooth vocal treat” by YOU magazine, “SA’s answer to Buble” was voted one of the top 5 singers in SA in recent years.
Moriz also acted in major international feature films like ‘Alfie’, ‘Shanghai Knights’ and ‘Love Actually’, and appeared in local TV programs like ‘Top Billing’, ‘Showbiz Report’ and ‘Backstage’, as well as UK TV series ‘ BBC EastEnders’, ‘Family Affairs’ and ‘The Bill et al. Rock legend David Bowie awarded Ike’s songs repeatedly as ‘top song of the month’ on his website!
‘South Africa’s own indie pop idol’ (Cape Argus) studied music and acting in South Africa, Germany and Holland (Dipl Mus Perf, Dipl Mus Ed). The multilingual singer spent five years in London, fronting rock bands, performing in musicals and returned to his favorite country South Africa in 2005. Ike has performed at all major venues in Cape Town and Johannesburg with his band of top session musicians (e.g. Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Cape Town City Hall, V&A Waterfront Amphitheatre, CTICC, Good Hope Centre).
Many top SA artists such as Judith Sephuma and The Parlotones have shared a stage with Ike Moriz who has just returned from his sold out „Love Swings Tour 2016“ in Germany. In 2017 Ike is promoting his brand-new original swing/jazz/latin CD “Love Swings” filled with the sounds of some of Cape Town’s most renowned Jazz musicians. He also launched a fresh and smooth lounge album entitled “Debonaire” in 2016.