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We are joined musician Nduduzo Makhathini, he is a pianist and composer. His experience as a musician has allowed him to be able to acquired a wide sound pallet and a full melodic vocabulary.
Nduduzo’s sound has put him in a league of his own, as many have described his music as invigorating and timeless. He has been described as one this generation’s brightest jazz stars and is carrying the torch. Due to his talent and skills, Nduduzo has gone on to amount a mass amount of respect from his peers elder generational jazz musicians, and fans alike. He has also collaborated and worked with many other big name jazz musicians such as Feya Faku, Herbie Tsaoeli, Salim Washington, Carlo Mombelli, and Busi Mhlongo, to name a few. His music always aims to ask “the deeper questions”. On Youth Day, June 16, he released song titled “iThemba” which was dedicated to the students of 1976.
“I think there are all kinds of healing processes that people go through. I think what was really in my mind when I conceived this record was three-dimensional. The one (dimension) was a physical healing - you know, about the brutalisation that the people have been through.”