Januar 2011

 

MIGRATION MUSIC

Freitag 14.01.2011 21:00 | Club

Eintritt: 7 € / 5 €

Veranstalter/-in: Werkstatt der Kulturen
Kurator/-in: Jonas B. Hammond

Produktion

 

Ab 2011 heißt es: Am Freitag Abend ist MigrationMusic!

Damit schließt die Werkstatt der Kulturen an die sehr erfolgreiche Freitag Abend Show Transmusikale an. Denn auch bei MigrationMusic werden Berlins
internationale Bands auftreten.

Die Besonderheit: Bei MigrationMusic geben sich Musiker unterschiedlichster Musiktraditionen gegenseitig die Ehre. Das heißt: Latin-Bands featuren Jazz-Sängerinnen, Jazz-Bands featuren Salsa-Sängerinnen, Afro-Beat-Bands featuren Soul-Sänger...

Im Januar lädt der preisgekrönte Pianist Lionel Haas u.a. die südafrikanische Sängerin Kgomotso Tsatsi. Come and see!

KG - vocals, Lionel Haas - keyboards, Daniel Allen-Oberto - trumpet, Mike Segal - alto sax, Daryl Taylor - bass, Rico McClarrin - drums, Alfred Mehnert - percussions

KG is a young South African, singer, pianist and composer. Singing in 5
languages with a voice that has been described as 'a fine red wine'. This
former South African Idol finalist tailors her talent singing in multiple
genres including pop, r&b, disco, jazz and afro beat.

"One of the most powerful live vocal displays that I have EVER seen..."
- Lawrence Kerr , Jazz.FM 91


Since having moved to Canada 4 years ago, KG won production and radio
contests with The Beat 91.5 in Kitchener and Flow 93.5 Toronto's most
popular urban station. Recently she has been featured in shows like "Honey
Jam"; the stomping grounds of Canadian artist Nelly Furtado, and won awards
in competitions like the "100% music songwriting contest. Other notable
feats have included performing at festivals such as North America's largest
african festival "Afrofest, and the Bana Y'afrique festival as well as The
Gladstone hotel's World Music series. In addition to being featured in print
and on Television in Canada and South Africa, KG was a Top 20 finalist out
of 40,000 hopefuls with the USA Worldshowcase in Las Vegas.

Besides working with well renowned producers like Marcus Kane (of "Snow -
Informer" fame) and Tone Mason (Fantasia Barrino), KG has also lent her
voices to jingles like leading eyewear company "Hakim Optical."

One of the highlights of working in the pop and world music scenes included
the opportunity to collaborate on a Charity AIDS song "Let's Find A Way"
with Canadian stars like Zaki Ibrahim and David Clayton Thomas best known as
the frontman of poular Canadian band "Blood, Sweat and Tears."

When not performing at Corporate Events, KG can be seen leading her own band
singing songs of love, addiction and paradise. She contines to sing, write
and collaborate and license great songs.