Category Archives: documentary

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2 UK releases: “African Chillout” and “Haunting Beauty”

Following my eventful trip to London in July 2017, I am thrilled to announce the release of my music on 2 very different collections. Firstly, don’ wurry be ‘uppy: “African Chillout” is relaxing, fresh, contemporary […]

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“Between Worlds” – a short film

I’m very fortunate to have been the subject of a short film by promising young director Greg Bakker. It’s an artful video portrait which pulls together my long and winding road in music in a […]

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Lyrical Themes (2017)

Fading from MemoryFootprints Of The DancerFractured LightThis Dawn, This Day Nic Paton’s second album with Melbourne Production Library Strange Fruit is “Lyrical Themes” (SF 196). The key to this collection is its crafted melodic emphasis and often […]

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Keep it Strange … Lyrical Themes

Nic Paton’s second album with Melbourne Production Library Strange Fruit is “Lyrical Themes” (SF 196). The key to this collection is its crafted melodic emphasis and often melancholic mood, with piano, winds, string quartet and wide-ranging plucked […]

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“Fairytales and Fantasy” – the composer’s view.

Watch John Bartmann and Nic Paton muse about “Fairytales and Fantasy”, their release December 2016 release on Munich-based production music label Minds and Music.

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“North Africa – Arabic Inflections”

New media music for an inter-related world…

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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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The Inyathelo Philanthropy Awards 2013

I scored the music for the Inyathelo Philanthropy Awards, which took place on Tuesday 5th November at a gala dinner at the City Hall, Cape Town. Filmmaker Marisa van Jaarsveld had this to say about […]

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