Tuesday, 10 March 2009

there ain't no hiding place from the father of creation

Up, Down.

Playing for Change - Stand By Me, One Love.

Sinamuva Umlazi ChoirSinamuva Umlazi Choir

with (among others): Roberto Luti – Livorno, Italy; Menyatso Nathole – Mamelodi, South Africa; Manu Chao – Paris, France; Surrendra Shrestha – Kathmandu, Nepal; Tula – Tel Aviv, Israel; Vusi Mahlasela – Mamelodi, South Africa; Mermans Kenkosenki – The Congo; Sinamuva Umlazi Choir - South Africa (Sinamuva sings traditional music which fuses Masikandi and Sicathamiya. The music is accompanied by a violin. The group was formed in September 2006. The founder leader of the group is Bhekani Memela. Bhekani has been a member of the Sinikithemba choir which has been touring the USA between 2002-2004. He has also performed with Sir Elton John during the 2005 White Tie and Tiara Ball in Windsor home of Elton John. Sinamuva is featured in the documentary movie called “Playing for international change” directed by an American producer/director Mark Johnson.); Martin Machapa – Johannesburg, South Africa; The Oneness Choir – Chennai, India; The Exile Brothers – Dharamsala, India; William Aura – Kathmandu, India; Louis Mhlanga – Harare, Zimbabwe; Junior Kissanrigwa – Mbouta, The Congo; Tara Bir Tuladhar – Kathmandu, India.

Playing For Change.

The guys running Playing for Change can certainly put together videos but ... I watched a few interviews, maybe they are just good technicians, producer Mark Johnson & Jonathan Walls, doing gigs for Starbucks, whatever.


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