Stories

behind the music



Artist Biographies


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    The Manhattan Brothers
    Joe Mogotsi, Ronnie Sehume, Rufus Khoza, & Nathan Mdledle
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    Ntemi Piliso
    The man from Third Avenue
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    The Skylarks
    Mummy Girl Nketle, Mary Rabotapi, Miriam Makeba, & Abigail Kubeka
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    Zacks Nkosi
    Zig Zag Zakes
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    Dorothy Masuka
    Mam Dorothy
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    Dolly Rathebe
    It's Dolly!
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    Spokes Mashiyane
    King Kwela
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    Lemmy Mabaso
    A teenage penny whistle hero
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    Kippie Moeketsi
    Jazz in Africa
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    Miriam Makeba
    Mama Africa


The Echoes Journey


  • The Pebble Shakers are Swingin' the District!
    March 9, 2020
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  • Echoes on Fine Music Radio
    June 4, 2019
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  • Campaign Update: The perks are coming!
    May 6, 2019
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  • Get your Echoes album now!
    May 6, 2019
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  • The Echoes Album Crew
    March 29, 2019
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  • Sources of Information and Inspiration
    March 29, 2019
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  • Song Sponsors
    March 29, 2019
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  • Campaign Contributors
    March 29, 2019
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  • Campaign Update: Echoes of Sophiatown launches this Saturday
    March 21, 2019
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  • Campaign Update: The echoes are getting louder!
    March 21, 2019
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  • Campaign Update: 3 days left, 80% raised!
    March 21, 2019
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  • Campaign Update: 9 days left and we're almost at 60%
    March 21, 2019
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  • Campaign Updates: 30% and some tunes!
    March 21, 2019
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  • Campaign Update: 20% Funded(!) and a quick taster from one of the songs
    March 21, 2019
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  • Campaign Update: R13000 raised in under 24 hours + new perks
    March 21, 2019
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  • Campaign Update: We made it!
    March 21, 2019
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  • Introducing: The Echoes of Sophiatown Project
    March 21, 2019
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  • Echoes album drops!
    March 21, 2019
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