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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...

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

“Rebounce” – Official Album Launch

By on Nov 4, 2017 in Gigs, Music, News, Rebounce |

An Official Album Launch In association with KAYA FM, live broadcast & streamed on The Art Of Sunday show presented by Brenda Sisane Time: 12h00 – 14:00. Venue: Gold Reef City at Back Of The Moon. Limited seats, book now: 011 248 5222. REBOUNCE is Billy Monama’s debut offering, plays like his auto-biography. It tells of various significant landmarks in his life. It is the very soundtrack that underscores the sentiments of places, people, experiences and influences that have shaped Monama’s Life and Music.

Collaboration Album with Andy Innes

By on Aug 25, 2016 in Music, News, Uncategorized |

“Brothers” is a new release featuring Billy Monama and Andy Innes. We wrote and arranged a collection of pieces for two acoustic guitars in South African traditional styles. Available immediately on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/album/brothers/id1099313462    

Full Moon

By on Oct 12, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Billy Monama appears in Full Moon at the Joburg theatre.
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Openroom.Tv

By on Oct 12, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Sabc 2 Morning live interview with Billy

By on Oct 12, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Sabc 2 Morning live interview with Billy