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New Workshop 8 to 12 June

By on Jun 6, 2021 in Blog, News, Uncategorized |

Billy Monama in partnership with City of Joburg presents: South Afrcian Guitar Styles, 5-day Workshops: 08 – 12 June. Due to popular demand and high interest in learning the South African Guitar Styles subsequent from Monama’s National Workshop Tour in 2016-20. Monama is considered to be the first South African to publish Tutorial videos based on his research, forthcoming book- The Introduction To South African Guitar Styles Vol.1, this the book that captured the 5 decades memory of the south african guitar styles: Maskanda, African Jazz, Kwela, Mbhaqanga and xiTsonga. Monama’s 25 years of guitar experience gained him a full sponsorship with prestigious international brand – Gibson Guitars. He strongly believes that the endorsement will bring a synergy of African music and it will make our own African sound to penetrate ‘Popular’ music of the day and...

Billy Monama – Radio2000 interview

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Billy Monama on Metro Fm

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Previous shows

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Print Media – News

By on Mar 1, 2021 in Blog |

https://www.pressreader.com/south-africa/the-citizen-gauteng/20180117/281921658455713 https://mg.co.za/article/2020-05-06-billy-monama-stringing-together-south-african-guitar-history/

Workshop Photos

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3 day workshop Workshop in partnership with City of Joburg and Arts Alive festival 2021:

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The trailers of the tutorial videos below:

By on Mar 1, 2021 in Blog |

Trailer: https://youtu.be/lu8qK4vaObIKwela: https://youtu.be/DXGSlat9fVkAfrican Jazz: https://youtu.be/p35nUlTz7W0African Jazz Part2: https://youtu.be/Hxobc4A08yAMaskanda: https://youtu.be/e6dqRb_KkfsMbaqanga: https://youtu.be/7qZj0eg4TdwxiTsonga: https://youtu.be/KuRzb59dWvY

Duet with Thamba Mokoena

By on Mar 1, 2021 in Blog |

. Duet Performance with Legendary guitarist Themba Mokoena  live at House on the Hill produced Goethe Institute: 

Online newspaper media

By on Mar 1, 2021 in Blog |

Links to some articles about Billy Monama . Music in AfricaCape Town Jazz FestJozi Unsigned Music Mag SASowetan LiveBizz CommunitySisgwen JazzIOLDetermined jazzist wants to preserve SA musicMusic in Africa:https://www.musicinafrica.net/magazine/sa-arts-alive-announces-2020-programmehttps://www.musicinafrica.net/magazine/billy-monama-launches-sa-guitar-video-series#CTIJF2018: Billy Monama is passionate about bringing jazz back | IOL …https://www.iol.co.za › music › local › cti…

Television interviews:

By on Mar 1, 2021 in Blog |

An exclusive interview with Themba Mokoena. In conversation with Legendary South African guitarist and composer – Mr Themba Mokoena during the making of Introduction To South African Guitar Vol.1. Mr Mokoena speaks in about his musical background, influences and journey. Recorded -10 March 2020. Copyright reserved! Other...

SOCIAL MEDIA:

By on Mar 1, 2021 in Blog |

Find Billy on the various Social Media Platforms. FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/billy.monama TWITTER: https://twitter.com/billymonama INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/billy_monama/?hl=en YOUTUBE: https://youtube.com/channel/UCOQsPOUfwwPFkgSG5LTUj_Q

Radio Podcasts: 2020-2021:

By on Mar 1, 2021 in Blog |

Glenzito Super Drive with Glen Lewis and Nathi Ndamase on Radio 2000: Click here 50 min Masterclass with  Azania Mosaka on Radio 702: Click here Power Weekend Breakfast with Pabi Moloi and Mvageli Nzuza  on Power Fm: Click here Power Perspective show with Lukhonana Mnguni on Power Fm: Click here Trailer of the Introduction to South African Guitar Styles Tutorial Vol.1 Video:  Billy Monama on Metro FM Click here

NEWS! First African Full Endorsee Gibson Guitars.

By on Oct 30, 2020 in Blog, News |

Billy is officially the First African Guitarist to get a full endorsement from Gibson Guitars

Blog

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