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Heavenly Harmony – Evocative African Voices

“Heavenly Harmony – Evocative African Voices” is an album reinterpreting much of the very best African material from my Mama Dance output. Featuring the sumptuous voice of Ntutu Nyiki, it is both deeply and authentically […]

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Mana : Book of Sand

“Mana” is the collaboration between myself and Chris Tokalon. We released “North Africa – Arabic Inflections” with production library Mama Dance in December 2015. Since then we decided to create a complimentary project, using the […]

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“Valley of the Shadow: Rites of Loss”

“Valley of the Shadow: Rites of Loss” was released in February 2016. This eclectic, classical crossover suite for strings, voices and sound design explores the universal narratives of loss through moods like denial, bargaining and anger. […]

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“North Africa – Arabic Inflections”

New media music for an inter-related world…

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“Wide Horizons” now out

“A complex, emotive and very full offering of great warmth and depth.” Craig McGahey, CEO, Mama Dance Music Solutions “Superb work – I can hear the care and skill in every bar.” David Maclean, Principal, […]

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“Soaring”: drone footage with new album “Wide Horizons”.

Filmmaker Stephen Schmidt of Splash Films made this stunning video to the track “Soaring” off the new “Wide Horizons” production library collection now out on Mama Dance.  

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“Rolling Hills” from new album “Wide Horizons”

Enjoy this preview from the soon to be released “Wide Horizons” (more soon). I teamed up with filmmaker Jaco Wolmarans who did this superb visual essay of the Golden Gate area of the Drakensberg Mountains.

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DHL uses “Epic Clash” on “Namibia Desert of Design” – 640,000 views ayeh.

My piece “Epic Clash” is used here in this piece on Namibian Art, with 640,000 views! That’s a lot for me, OK.

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Our Daily Ukulele – Cheek & Charm

“Our Daily Ukulele – Cheek and Charm” is a fresh new collection of music on Africa’s premier production library, Mama Dance, from composer/multi-instrumentalist Nic Paton. Featuring the hipster’s instrument of choice, these ukulele creations range […]

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How I spent 1988

So, 26 years ago I was a student in Jazz at the University of KwaZulu Natal with Darius Brubeck. This CBS documentary is the tour by the Jazzanians to the US at the end of […]

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