Be My Guest

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Composed by Joe Mogotsi, Rufus Khosa, Nathan Mdledle, and Ronnie Sehume
Performed by The Manhattan Brothers

Echoes album drops!

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After months of transcribing, translating, and practicing the songs at the centre of the Echoes of Sophiatown project, the album at the core of the first project milestone has dropped! Featuring 12 of the 30 songs transcribed in the first phase of the project, the Echoes of Sophiatown tribute album is now available on CD and vinyl. Digital downloads will … Read More

Echoes Exhibition now open at Youngblood!

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Following a hopping launch party on 7 March, the Echoes of Sophiatown art exhibition at Youngblood gallery is now open to the public! Featuring the work of local artists who were inspired by the music, art, history, and spirit of the South African swing era, the exhibition forms the first pillar of milestone one for the Echoes project. The exhibition … Read More

Merina Herbst

sarahYB Artists

I was born in Messina in the Limpopo Province in 1969 and I was raised in Hazyview in Mpumalanga. Matriculated in 1986 and study Horticulture at the then Technikon Pretoria, now known as Tshwane University of Technology (TUT). Growing up on a farm where my grandmother who was an artist, also lived, I was exposed to the smell of turps … Read More

Goodbye, Mam Dorothy

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South African jazz legend and featured Echoes artist Dorothy Masuka passed away on 23 February at the age of 83