Day 2 of #CTJF2015 underway

Hugh Masekela and Al Jarreau are among those who will be performing tonight.

Day 2 of the Cape Town Jazz Festival 2015 starts off with the Delft Big Band. Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN

CAPE TOWN - The second and final day of the Cape Town International Jazz Festival will see some of the some of the country's best musicians including the legendary Hugh Masekela take to the stage.

The 16th annual festival is taking place in the Cape Town Convention Centre.

At least 17,000 people descended to the centre when the festival kicked off on Friday.

The festival's Kaz Henderson says, "We've got Hugh Masekela tonight and Al Jarreau on Kippies. Al Jarreau will close out on Kippies tonight and then we have some amazing artists on the Rosie stage which is for the pure jazz lovers. And some amazing stuff on Baseline and real energy pumping stuff. So there's something for everyone."