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Soweto Gospel Choir Inspiring New Audiences

Soweto Gospel Choir Inspiring New Audiences

NPR Music December 30, 2008 The inspirational sounds of the Soweto Gospel Choir are unmistakable. The 26-member ensemble hails from churches and communities within South Africa’s Soweto Township, and it blends tribal African gospel music with traditional Western gospel sounds. The show’s narrator and lead singer, Sipokazi Luzipo, and choir master and choreographer Shimmy Jiyane [...]

December 30, 2008 Elaine Articles, Audio 0

Soweto Gospel Choir: Songs of Hope

Soweto Gospel Choir: Songs of Hope

PBS Art Beat by Mike Melia December 18, 2008 Listen to the interview with Sipokazi. Dressed in vibrant costumes, the Soweto Gospel Choir blends the rich sounds of traditional African music with dance and a variety of musical genres — rock and hip-hop, and American gospel and R&B — and the combination has earned the [...]

December 18, 2008 Elaine Articles, Audio 0

A Soweto Afternoon in Morley

A Soweto Afternoon in Morley

ABC Perth Afternoon Radio Show June 16, 2008 [Audio clip: view full post to listen] They’ve performed for presidents of the United States, sung for the pope, been on stage with stars like Bono and Queen, and apparently Nelson Mandela would like to join them. They are the Soweto Gospel Choir and, as a part [...]

June 16, 2008 Elaine Articles, Audio, Photos 0

Interview with Shimmy

Interview with Shimmy

May 26, 2008 Radio New Zealand Concert An interview with Shimmy Jiyane, a founding member of South Africa’s Soweto Gospel Choir, currently touring New Zealand. [Audio clip: view full post to listen]   [...]

May 26, 2008 Elaine Audio 0

Australian Radio

Australian Radio

The Soweto Gospel Choir visited the studio this week and bought with them their amazing sounds and wonderful energy. They are about to embark on an extensive three month tour around the country. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] [...]

April 23, 2008 Elaine Audio, Photos 0

Soweto Gospel Choir: ‘Voices from Heaven’

Soweto Gospel Choir: ‘Voices from Heaven’

By Melissa Block All Things Considered, NPR Music February 4, 2005 [Audio clip: view full post to listen] South Africa’s Soweto Gospel Choir combines traditional African gospel and Western Christian music to form a rich, unique sound. In a visit to NPR, members of the group perform songs from their new CD, Voices from Heaven. [...]

February 4, 2005 Elaine Articles, Audio, Photos 1