Wednesday 23rd August 2017,
Soweto Gospel Fans

Monthly Archives: February 2009

Choir sings praises, South African-style – Soweto group’s first North American tour backs ‘Voices From Heaven’ album

Choir sings praises, South African-style – Soweto group’s first North American tour backs ‘Voices From Heaven’ album

Jay Lustig 28 January 2005 The Star-Ledger Gospel is unlike most forms of music in that the message is always the same. But like any other genre, it can take many forms. “Voices From Heaven,” the first U.S. release by the Soweto Gospel Choir, offers a few numbers (“Amazing Grace,” “Many Rivers to Cross”) sung [...]

January 28, 2005 Elaine Articles 0

Songs of the South

Songs of the South

01.27.05 By Mark Gresham Creative Loafing The city of Soweto, South Africa, a hotbed at the center of the country’s anti-apartheid movement, turned 100 years old this past October. Although it was founded to keep black migrant workers away from white Johannesburg, Soweto has developed into an innovative urban township, setting trends in politics, fashion, [...]

January 27, 2005 Elaine Articles 0

Extended Promo Video: Blessed Era

Extended Promo Video: Blessed Era

Extended promotional video/fan video circa Blessed era. Songs featured: Hlanganani, Jerusalem, Vuma, Paradise Road, Bayete and Thina Simnqobile. Clips feautred: Concert footage, 2003 46664 Concert, BBC feature from Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Airport: Edinburgh. Choir members featured: Thembisa Khuzwayo [...]

January 22, 2005 Elaine Videos 0

SGC on the ‘Today Show’

SGC on the ‘Today Show’

The Choir sings a medley of ‘Woza Meli Wami’ and ‘Oh Happy Day’ on NBC’s Today Show, January 16, 2005. [...]

January 16, 2005 Elaine Videos 0

In The Spirit: Soweto Choir Brings S. African Gospel To U.S.

In The Spirit: Soweto Choir Brings S. African Gospel To U.S.

Deborah Evans Price 15 January 2005 Billboard Gospel music has always been fueled by great choirs, and though names like Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir and Mississippi Mass Choir are legendary, the United States is not the only country to produce such great musical traditions. Stateside audiences will soon become familiar with the considerable talents of the [...]

January 15, 2005 Elaine Articles 0