Jazz Fantasia (LP, Album, RE). Teal Records. Jazz Fantasia (CD, Album, RE, RM).
Jazz Fantasia (LP, Album). NLP 233. South Africa. Jazz Fantasia (LP, Album, RE).
Listen to music from Gideon Nxumalo like Chopi Chopsticks. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Gideon Nxumalo. Gideon Mgibe Nxumalo (1929-1970) is best known in his home land of South Africa. There he was not just a musician, but also a composer, writer, actor and artist. From about 1950 to 1970 Gideon was prolific in his jazz career while continuing to be a productive cultural hero for the nation of South Africa.
art on cover but by the same fine artist. a very unique record with such an unusual instrument combination, all songs written by Mr. Nxumalo who is surely an original
Vinyl LP 1968, EU New.
Gideon "Mgibe" Nxumalo (born 15 June 1929 in Kimberley; died 24 December 1970) was a South African jazz pianist and marimba player, acclaimed also as a composer and arranger. Nxumalo has been hailed as perhaps one of South Africa’s greatest unsung musical and cultural heroes. Nxumalo graduated from university with training in classical music, playing the clarinet, viola, guitar and drums. He specialized in swing, helping to pioneer this new direction in music.
Catch up with Mnqobi Nxumalo, Make bookings and follow his show itenerary and performances. Typically replies within minutes. Contact Mnqobi Nxumalo on Messenger. As We wrap the journey of the album and start a journey with new music coming my heart is filled with so much gratitude for all that this journey has entailed. This video was taken on the day of the launch.