Philip Tabane (Photo: Gallo)
Cape Town - Local jazz musician Philip Tabane has died at the age of 84.
Tabane was awarded a South African Music Awards (SAMA) Lifetime Achievement award. In 1998, he received an honorary doctorate from the University of Venda .
Fans of Tabane have taken to social media to celebrate his life, and express their condolences.
He is remembered by his fans as a "musical genius" and his music referred to as a "spiritual experience."