Sisonke Xonti

uGaba / The Migration (JAZZ)

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SRK 897246

uGaba / The Migration

Sisonke Xonti

AS Shams

6001651796032

LPS 166014

JAZZ

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LP 24,78 €

Having won his homeland’s Standard Bank Young Artist Award for Jazz in 2020, South African musician Sisonke Xonti presents his second LP. Self-produced with the help of pianist Yonela Mnana, ‘uGaba The Migration’ shows the saxophonist and bandleader at his most expansive yet, exploring themes of identity and belonging in the context of globalism.

PERSONNEL:

  • Sisonke Xonti - tenor & soprano sax, vocals
  • Yonela Mnana - piano, vocals
  • Sakhile Simani - trumpet
  • Benjamin Jephta - bass
  • Sphelelo Mazibuko - drums
  • Tlale Makhene - percussion
  • Also featuring:
  • Bokani Dyer - rhodes (tracks A2, B2)
  • Lwanda Gogwana - trumpet (track B3)
  • Vuyo Manyike - electric bass (track B3)
  • Leagan Breda - drums (track B3)

TRACKS:

  • SIDE A
  • A1. The Migration Suite Part I
  • A2. The Migration Suite Part II
  • A3. The Migration Suite Part III
  • SIDE B
  • B1. The Migration Suite Part IV
  • B2. Newness
  • B3. Nomalungelo