The likes of Sipho ‘Hotstix’ Mabuse, Ladysmith Black Mambazo and Gregory Porter will be joining Somi on stage on Sunday 27 March.
Singer-songwriter Somi has released her album ‘Zenzile: The Reimagination of Miriam Makeba’. Take a look at more New Music Friday releases…
One of South Africa’s most iconic musicians, Miriam Makeba would have turned 90 on 4 March, her legacy in art and activism is extensive.
Soulful jazz singer Somi honours the iconic Miriam Makeba in her upcoming album ‘Zenzile: The Reimagination of Miriam Makeba’.
UK artist Ntantu paid tribute to South African icon Miriam Makeba in a single titled ‘Far Away’ inspired by her song ‘Baxabene Oxamu’.
South African-born filmmaker Phumi Morare’s film ‘Lakutshon’ Ilanga’ has been shortlisted for a prestigious Bafta Student Film Award.
Walmart featured ‘Pata Pata’ by Miriam Makeba in a beautiful display of lights at its holiday drone light show.
Without any alteration to chords or syllables, Miriam Makeba’s, ‘Pata Pata’ will be re-released by UNICEF on Thursday 23 April.
Join the Jazz Cafe as they celebrate Mama Africa.
A musical icon of note.
Youtuber Jain recorded her too cool for school song ‘Makeba’ as tribute to our legendary Miriam Makeba and it’s South Africa at its best!
Ahead of her only UK performance this year at the EFG London Jazz Festival, we had the pleasure of catching up with the singer and song writer from her New York home.