« Herman Leonard, Photographer, 1923 - 2010 | Main | Review: John Raeburn, "Ben Shahn's American Scene: Photographs, 1938" »

18 August 2010

TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a0112791cb10528a401348644d45f970c

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Mac McKenzie & the Cape Town Goema Orchestra, Saturday, 28 August 2010:

Comments

Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Mac McKenzie occupies a seat in the front row of groundbreakers & precious musical thinkers in Cape Town & South Africa. His new work Goema Symphony No.1 is another significant step he is taking in enriching the language of an epoch of music from the port city of Cape Town. He is one of the great guardians and visionaries of the goema style, which emerged from a joyous mixed masala of sounds with its roots in Carnival music that goes back well over a century. The scope of this work may yet make it a revolutionary chapter in the evolution of the form.

With his musical vision and creativity McKenzie is inventing the future of folk music from the Cape. Much of this has evolved for the last few years out of Mac's modest, yet AMAZING Composers' Workshop in the backyard of his Cape Flats home. His eyes see beyond the horizon and he is worthy of great respect.

Is ja!

Paul Sedres
Paris,
France

The comments to this entry are closed.

My Photo

Follow Me On Twitter

Categories

Categories