IBHUNGA, The Council - UMGIDI WOMBULELO
Fri Dec 8, 17:00 - Fri Dec 8, 22:00
The Pink Room, Gorgeous George
IBHUNGA, the Council - UMGIDI WOMBULELO
'Ngumgidi lo!'; is a sonic and visual performance that is organic and improvisational in nature. IBHUNGA, the Council in this installment of UMGIDI WOMBULELO; seeks to celebrate the power of unity, diversity and lived human experiences; through a blend of music and visuals that inspire a sense of connectedness that transcends the barriers of culture and geographic boundaries.
There will be an open jam for musicians to reflect on the music and visuals of this Council meeting.
17:00 - Doors Open
18:00 - Nyauist
19:00 - IBHUNGA, The Council
20:00 - Open Jam
IBHUNGA, The Council
IBHUNGA (the Council) is an emerging contemporary ethno-afro jazz band, based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Convened and conceptualized by Eastern Cape born trombonist, composer, and arranger, Athamacwera Ngcaba, the project explores the convergence of tradition, cultural preservation; identity and other related concepts from the perspective of young musicians navigating the intersection between heritage, city life and modernism.
Kapula aka Nyauist; currently based between Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa. His practice involves social experimentation and archiving in the form of installations, objects, visuals, live performances and sound art.
He seeks to explore ideas that connect people, interviewing the relationship between art, music and resistance. His techniques are bountiful and his sonic excursions include the Post Chimurenga Postures, Somsocosmo, My Favourite Sounds - September Jive, Pungwe Nights, Gule Project an ongoing research focused Dance and the transformative power of the Mask.