June 23, 2024

The Motswana-South Black pianist Bokani dyer is a well-travelled musician who has actually travelled the globe and gained a reputable Pro Helvetia performer residency in Switzerland. His popular music combinations local area and global influences.

His standout contribution to Brownswood Audios’ 2021 South Africa jazz music compilation Indaba Is actually has been actually complied with up by a complete studio album referred to as Planet Popular music. With 15 initial tracks, it shows his multi-dimensional influences.

Emancipate The Tale
After succeeding the Criterion Banking company Young Artist Award in 2011 along with his sophomore cd Emancipate The Story, Bokani Dyer developed a strong groundwork with 2015’s varied Planet Popular music and also 2018’s trio-focused Neo Indigenous. For his debut for Brownswood Audios, the Motswana-South African pianist, composer and also developer– who also composed and comprised the initial for the 2023 film Catching Sensations starring Kagiso Lediga– sought to even more describe his artistic velocity, looking into tradition while precipitating the contemporary yard of South Africa jazz music. BOKANDIYER

The result is actually a deeply religious venture that reaches the width of the individual knowledge, along with verses conveying a variety of ideas and suggestions. If any sort of one path reverberates above all, it’s the contemplative Resonance of Reality, a petition for self-liberation coming from people-pleasing as well as a seek perfection.

Throughout 14 tracks that change in employees, Dyer teams up along with a who’s who of South African talent consisting of bass guitarists Keenan Ahrends and Reza Khota, singer Yonela Mnana, saxophonists Linda Sikhakhane as well as Friend Wells, trumpeter Robin Fassie-Kock and also drummer Sphelelo Mazibuko. Erykah Badu, Glen Lewis as well as Carl Thomas are actually one of the bygone impacts whose rhythmuses inform his own, while Moses Sumney and also Jordan Rakei supply additional present-day recommendations.

Globe Songs
Having gained the Criterion Bank Youthful Performer honor for Jazz music in 2010, Dyer’s 2015 album, Globe Popular music, is actually dense and layered. It blends experienced stars like bassist Shane Cooper as well as drummer Marlon Witbooi, along with new ability like performers Lee-Anne Fortuin as well as Sakhile Moleshe. Rhythms and structures from around the planet blend. Taking its own title from a poem by Ntone Edjabe that lines the file’s CD sleeve, the album is actually a testament to “music without perimeters”.

A respected entertainer, Dyer has actually opened for jazz music vocalist Melanie Scholtz, and also is actually component of canal ensemble Heart Real estate Job. He has likewise travelled the UK with his quintet, and also in 2016 signed up with South African jazz music vocalist Sisonke Xonti on her launching album Iyonde. Dyer likewise curates a frequent port at London’s Orbit Jazz club, the Jazzafrika Legacy Procedure.

A Motswana-born pianist, composer and also manufacturer, his approach to jazz music includes components of electronic, R&B, Afro-Latin, and timeless music. He analyzed in New York with United States pianist Jason Moran and also has launched three albums – consisting of the critically acclaimed Emancipate The Account, Oscillations, and also a triad offering, Neo Native, which succeeded the 2019 SAMA for best jazz music cd. In 2018, Dyer launched a collection of real-time concerts in South Africa called ‘Dyer Unplugged’, which will definitely be adhered to by his 2nd studio album Broadcast Sechaba in 2020.

Radio Sechaba
Bokani Dyer’s brand-new report, a double cd entitled Radio Sechaba, supplies a close view in to South Africa’s multi-dimensional folks as well as an opportunity for worldwide connection with songs. The definition responsible for the ‘Sechaba’ in the label – nation – is reflected throughout the cd as it refines right into the related themes of uniformity and confidence.

The album was actually captured in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa and at the family’s personal Dyertribe workshop along with designer Tashepo Mothwa. It is actually a beautiful recording along with an affluent audio and clear acoustics, remindful of old-fashioned SA jazz music recordings. The cd likewise shows Bokani’s capacity to integrate contemporary effects like the neo-soul scene along with his classic training, along with Erykah Badu and Donny Hathaway looking like necessary impacts as conventional SA musicians such as Oliver Mtukudzi and also Dab Metheny.

A tough feeling of location goes through the file along with the position track Ke Nako (‘ allow’s develop the nation, it is actually opportunity’) vocalized in Setswana, the foreign language of Botswana where Bokani was actually born and brought up. The tune is a contact us to activity as well as includes visitor vocalist Tomeletso Sereetsi coming from the band Sereetsi as well as the Locals.

The haunting ballad Ho Tla Loka is actually a lament for those that have died, a wonderful duet along with Yonela Mnana’s spiritual distribution and also conventional harmonies. The report finishes along with a funeral part called Medu which is created through Bokani and also devoted to trombonist Jonas Gwangwa that passed away in 2021.

Ke Nako
A Sesotho word that indicates “it’s opportunity,” Ke Nako is actually a phone call for Africa to take the spotlight in such a way that commemorates the continent’s humanity. The words belongs to the main 2010 World Mug motto and also has actually likewise been actually adopted as the concept of the year’s African Union Top.

Dyer has actually teamed up along with South African theatre supervisor Mkhululi Mabija on his creation My Child/ Child, produced saxophonist Sisonke Xonti’s launching album Iyonde, and curated the Jazzafrika Heritage Sessions, a gig set celebrating South Africa’s very most prominent jazz music authors. He has also documented along with the Bokani Dyer Trio as well as seemed like an attendee in the quintet of legendary trumpeter Feya Faku.

Furthermore, he has carried out widely around the globe, including at the Jazzahead feature in Bremen, Germany. He was actually also a second best in the SAMRO Overseas Scholarship competitors in 2009 as well as spent 3 weeks in The big apple being tutored through jazz music pianist Jason Moran.

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