The Southern African collaboration MAHUBE performing at the HARARE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS - MAY 2017

MANTSWE A MARABI

 MANTSWE A MARABI (Voices of Marabi) is a tribute to the uniquely South African genre of music. The first performance was at the Orbit jazz club in Johannesburg on the 8th July 2017.  It was a special night, leading trumpeter Prince Lengoasa to comment afterwards: It is a high I have missed for so long to walk off stage with a sense of healing and purpose. More Marabi shows are to follow....

MANTSWE A MARABI (Voices of Marabi) is a tribute to the uniquely South African genre of music. The first performance was at the Orbit jazz club in Johannesburg on the 8th July 2017.  It was a special night, leading trumpeter Prince Lengoasa to comment afterwards: It is a high I have missed for so long to walk off stage with a sense of healing and purpose. More Marabi shows are to follow....

Cell phone clip footage from the Mantswe a Marabi show.

 DYER-LOGUE is a collaboration between Steve Dyer and Bokani Dyer. Sometimes performed as a duet, sometimes with other musicians.

DYER-LOGUE is a collaboration between Steve Dyer and Bokani Dyer. Sometimes performed as a duet, sometimes with other musicians.

 DYER-LOGUE

DYER-LOGUE

COLOUR ME HUMAN

Colour Me Human - a new world musical premiered at the Soweto theatre in May 2015 for 12 performances and did another run at the Joburg theatre in November 2015.

Based on the premise that: "Our most positive, powerful and unifying life-force is that we are all human", Colour Me Human aims to creatively achieve the following:
Celebrate unity
Celebrate diversity
Acknowledge humanity's historical journey
Help expand human consciousness.

                                                                                                     poster design: Sandy Morton

                                                                                                    poster design: Sandy Morton

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Colour Me Human - a new world musical theatre production -                                                                                                                                                         photography - Ann Gollifer   

Colour Me Human - a new world musical theatre production -                                                                                                                                                         photography - Ann Gollifer

 

 COLOUR ME HUMAN - a new world musical theatre production                                                                                                                                                       photography - Ann Gollifer      

COLOUR ME HUMAN - a new world musical theatre production                                                                                                                                                      photography - Ann Gollifer      

 Colour Me Human - a new world musical theatre production                                                                                                                                                               photography - Ann Gollifer

Colour Me Human - a new world musical theatre production                                                                                                                                                              photography - Ann Gollifer

Critics comments: Emotionally charged - Diane de Beer, the Star; Hauntingly beautiful - Peter Feldman, 24 hours; One of the best theatre experiences I've had this year (2015) - Walter Pike, media analyst; Spectacular!! - well deserved standing ovation - Lawrence Mashiyane blogs; LOVED IT: It is powerful, creative, innovative and fresh - Dawn Lindberg, executive director, Naledi awards. 

 

CONFLUENCE

Confluence - Steve Dyer recording project - release early 2014
A soundscape of diverse influence to mirror how societies are evolving, and how different cultures, belief systems and peoples have increasingly greater interaction with each other.
At the core is the sound reflection of the journey through my homeland South Africa, and the influences both personal and otherwise that are shaping this journey. 

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Confluence was launched at the Orbit jazz club in Johannesburg in August 2015. The music is available online through CD baby, iTunes and other formats, and retail outlets throughout South Africa. Distribution through Dyertribe music (DYCD006). Cover design by Lightform.

Confluence, Steve Dyer's 6th album under his own name, is a soundscape of diverse influences to mirror how societies are evolving, and how different cultures, belief systems and peoples have increasingly greater interaction with each other.

At the core is the sonic reflection of Steve's journey through his homeland South Africa, and the influences both personal and otherwise that shape this journey.

Whatever the setting, Steve's intention remains the same: to give a contemporary African voice to improvised and structured music. 

 Pic from CONFLUENCE artwork.                                                                                                                                                                                                                    photography Ann Gollifer   

Pic from CONFLUENCE artwork.                                                                                                                                                                                                                    photography Ann Gollifer