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Everything You Need To Know About The Jazz singer and composer, Nono Nkoane

The Jazz singer and composer, Nono Nkoane

Nono Nkoane, a jazz singer and composer from kwa-Langa, Cape Town; South Africa. Born to a family with a very rich history in music, she was bound to find herself immersed in this world.

True Call… the debut album from Nono Nkoane is a 15 track Jazz offering packed with hit songs such as Baleka; Ndalila, My journey, Voice from the past, Meditative state and many more.

Nono left Cape Town at the age of 19 to seek further training in music. Nono was given an opportunity by her long time mentor Dizu Plaatjies. His deep rooted African Music was a huge influence on Nono and it played a crucial role in shaping her skill as a vocalist.

 

Nono’s exposure to Jazz music was to be found at tertiary. Nono studied at the Tshwane University of Technology. She studied Jazz and contemporary music. Her studies in this field helped transform her into a composer and singer with a depth that is unmatched.

Nono has found herself on many great stages with many Great performers; from the Robben Island Festival, Standardbank Joy Of Jazz, Stellenbosch Amphitheatre, Baxter theatre, State theatre (Tshwane) to parliarment., Judith Sephuma, Bra Hugh Masekela, Dizu Plaatjies, Ernie Smith, Lungiswa Plaatjies, The late Mirriam Makeba and Jabu Khanyile, and many more Greats. Nono will be performing at the 2015 Standard bank Joy of Jazz festival as part of Jimmy Dludlu and friends.

 

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Fulu Mugovhani set to attend AYANDA film screening in Boston U.S.A Today

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South African actress and singer, Fulu Mugovhani, is set to attend the AYANDA film screening in Boston U.S.A today.

Fulu Mugovhani is the lead actress in AYANDA and has received global rave reviews for her performance in this coming of age film which debuted locally in October.

World Fiction Competition

AYANDA held its world premiere screening at the 2015 Los Angeles Film Festival winning the Special Jury Prize in the World Fiction Competition and was recently bought by Ava Duvernay for U.S distribution.

Fulu Mugovhani got her big break after being cast as Nala in an international production of the “Lion King”. During that period, Fulu resided in Hong Kong for a year and a half. Fulu is best known for her roles in e.tv soapie Scandal as Anzani, and as Nikki in the Mzansi Magic musical comedy-drama television miniseries, Remix.

Connect with Fulu Mugovhani

Facebook: Fulu Anzani Mugovhani (https://www.facebook.com/Fulu-Anzani-Mugovhani-1406999642937173)

Twitter: @Fulu_Heart

Instagram: @Fulu_Love

 

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