Barry Van Zyl - Music Wunderkind & Industry Reformist

He used to hide in the boot of a car at 10 years old in order to gain access to the township music scene during the height of the Apartheid struggle - if we knew nothing else but this about Barry Van Zyl, we'd know it was written in the stars (and his DNA) for him to be a drummer. Listen to this fascinating conversation for more insights and stories - including playing for Nelson Mandela, 20+ years touring with Johnny Clegg, and more - from an equally fascinating, ultra-talented musician, who has his sights firmly set on using his new MBA tools and freshly sharpened and enhanced business skills to turn the South African music industry into a global powerhouse.
17 Jul 2017 English South Africa Business · Careers

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