On The World Show with NickyB Kaya 959 we’ll be chatting to master-guitarist, Billy Monama about his recently published book called an ‘Introduction to South African Guitar Styles Vol. 1 - Five Decades of Ukuvamba 1930s–1980s’
here Billy Monama explores the history of the guitar in Black South African popular music, and focuses on [what he considers] the most important styles, being maskanda, African jazz, kwela, mbaqanga and XiTsonga.
31 Jul 2022
Arts · Performing Arts
A special feature with Andreas Vollenweider, the internationally acclaimed Swiss harpist, who since the 70’s has been enchanting the world with his modified electroacoustic harp global and global collaborations.
Zimbabwean bass guru, Josh Meck. We’ll be exploring his brand new 6th album 'Nhaka yemusha' which embodies the spirit of his country’s musical legacy, paying homage to legendary musicians such as Oliver Mtukudzi, Thomas Mapfumo, Chiwoniso Maraire and others…
joined by Ed Baloyi & KG Ramahotswa, best known as the DJ-producer duo, Oddxperienc. They’ll be chatting about their brand new 26 track album called ’Storm’ and treating us to a bespoke mix of their unique blend of electro-indigenous sounds! KG & Ed
The World Show our guest is the internationally acclaimed musician,composer, director and producer, Mbongeni Ngema. Since the ’80’s he’s released numerous albums and created a string of internationally acclaimed theatre productions and blockbusters movies. We’ll be chatting about his brand new EP ‘Thina Bant’ Abamnyama’ which features young artists, and…