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“GELEZA”

By on May 3, 2017 in Graz Roots, Past events and projects, Uncategorized |

Gauteng Province:  Workshop: Date: 09th May 2017 Workshop Venue: University Of Pretoria Time: 13h30 Workshop: Date:17th May 2017 Workshop Venue: Central Johannesburg College. Time: 12h30 Performance: Dates: 26th & 27th May Venue: South African Music Awards Workshop: Date: 30th May Venue:  South West College Time: To be confirmed Performance: Date: 29 June 2017 Venue: The Orbit Time: 20:30 Kwa Zulu Natal Province: Workshop: Date: 16th May 2017 Venue: UKZN – Howard College (Music department) Time: 10am to 12pm Performance: Date: 20 May 2017 Venue: The chairman Time: 22h00 Central Johannesburg College – To be Confirmed South West College – To be Confirmed

Gallery

By on May 1, 2017 in Gallery, Uncategorized |

Biography

By on Apr 3, 2017 in Uncategorized |

Guitarist, Composer and Bandleader. Mokopane, Mahwelereng in the Northern Province of South Africa is where Billy Monama was born. From such humble surroundings he inherited a rich musical culture that combined traditional ethnic sounds with those from western jazz styles. In 1997 Monama was drawn to a guitar belonging to a neighbour. Largely self-taught, Monama immediately showed signs of natural talent on guitar. Billy’s interests were broader than music. In completing his schooling, he moved to Pretoria and enrolled for a course in Political Science. However the musical calling proved to be much stronger, so he moved to Johannesburg and impulsively enrolled at a music institution after being told about it by a musician who convinced him of a need to study music. At the Central Johannesburg College is where he began to understand more about music harmony, performance and leading an...

Interview on 3talk with Anela

By on Mar 6, 2017 in Uncategorized |

Interview on 3talk with Anela

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    

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