Journeying On is an offering by young composer and lyricist Sihle Zungu, the music has a basis of jazz, but also reggae and gospel influences.

  • 07 March 2014
  • Live Music, Playdate

Journeying On is an offering by young composer and lyricist Sihle Zungu, the music has a basis of jazz, but also reggae and gospel influences. He brings you his unique perspective and experience through love songs, social awareness songs and spiritual songs. 

 

Sihle Zungu first foray into the music industry was with the all-girl vocal band A-Capella in the late 90s, as well as other a-capella groups. He has been involved the production and music direction of the Art Collective, The J.A.M Life Show (Durban Playhouse 2004), and the 1st Kaset music show (Durban Playhouse 2012). Sihle started conceptualizing Journeying On in September 2012 after which he applied for the Grahamstown National Arts Festival where the project had several successful performances. 


Many artists, composers and genres have influenced the music Sihle has composed over the years, especially by artists like Bayethe, SDASA Chorale, Freddie Mercury, Montserrat Caballe, Frank Sinatra, Leta Mbulu, Abdullah Ibrahim, Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone, Dave Brubeck, Yellowjackets, Gregory Porter, Lizzie Wright. Take 6 holds a special place in his heart and is a major influence.


The current Journeying On band consists of Ndu Shezi (lead vocal), Lindi Ngonelo (piano)// Sibu Mashiloane (piano), Mxolisi Mdlalose (sax), Sidney Rash (drums) and Ildo Nandja (bass) Some of the artists that that have featured on Journeying On’s work are Mondli Ngcobo (music director), Thandiwe “Cwecwe” Mazibuko (vocals), Siyabonga Mkhize (bass) and Leeroy khumalo (drums).

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Doors: 6pm
R60 excl. CD // R120 incl. CD
To book a table please call the Arts cafe on 031 2019969
 
 


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