Vocals [The Saints] – George Tau, Josiah Makhene, Samuel Kgasoane, Sidney Motha
Vocals [The Swanky Spots] – Bobby Mphahlela, James Mabena, Jerry Dube, Johnny Dlamini, Joseph Nyembe, Letta Mbulo
Written-By [Book] – Harry Bloom
Matrix / Runout (Label side A): ABC.17346 (A)
Matrix / Runout (Label side B): ABC.17347 (B)
Matrix / Runout (Runout side A): ABC17346/2
Matrix / Runout (Runout side B): ABC17347/2
Published By – M.P.A.
Manufactured By – Gallo (Africa) Ltd.
Made By – Gallo (Africa) Ltd.
Printed By – Design Centre/Printon
King Kong: All African Jazz Opera. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. Concept By, Music By Todd Matshikiza. Directed By Leon Gluckman. Drums Ben Maoela. Guitar General Duze. Music Director, Orchestrated By, Arranged By Stanley Glasser. Orchestrated By, Arranged By, Alto Saxophone Kippie Moeketsi. Orchestrated By, Arranged By, Leader, Tenor Saxophone Mackay Davashe. King Kong Original Cast Featuring H. Masekela , K. Moeketsi , M. Makeba - King Kong - All African Jazz Opera CD, Album. 이 버전 판매. LK 4392. King Kong: All African Jazz Opera: Original 1959 Cast. Исполнитель: Various artists. 2012 jazz. King Kong, the first All African Jazz Opera 1956. King Kong is of course one of the most famous movies ever made, involving a big ape being transported to New York from an obscure island. Matshikiza wrote the music and some lyrics using as much African lingo as he could. King Kong was situated in a township in the heart of the White kingdom and blacks were shot at sight at nine by the police, especially if they were talking some lingo. Nathan Mdeledle played the title role with Miriam Makeba,the female lead as the shebeen queen, Joyce, who presides over the legendary Back Othe Moon drinking den. Billed as a 'Jazz-Opera', 'King Kong' featured music by Todd Matshikiza and lyrics by Pat Williams. The production was first staged at Johannesburg's Witwatersrand University Great Hall, opening on February 2nd 1959 and went on to take South Africa by storm. Nelson Mandela attended the opening night and is on record as highlighting the show as his favourite musical. King Kong' subsequently opened at London's Princes Theatre on February 23rd 1961 and ran for 201 performances. Critics praised 'King Kong' for its inventive staging, stand out performances and vibrant score and despite initial plans for a Broadway transfer, these failed to materialise. Listen free to Todd Matshikiza King Kong: All African Jazz Opera. Do you know any background info about this album. Todd Tozama Matshikiza b. 1968 was a South African jazz pianist, composer and journalist. Matshikiza came from a musical family. He graduated from St Peter's College in Rosettenville, Johannesburg and went on to obtain a diploma in music and a teaching diploma. All formats Album CD CD Album CD Single CD Maxi Vinyl records LP 7 inchs 7 inchs SP 7 inchs EP 12 inchs 78 rpm 10 inchs DVD VHS Cassette Clothing T-Shirt Others. Featured items. Featured sellers. New items. Good deals. Mint Sellers. African Traditional. Indian Ocean. Latin Soul Funk, Boogaloo, Latin Jazz Fusion. King Kong 1959 was a landmark South African jazz-influenced musical, billed at the time as an all-African jazz opera. It has more recently been called an extraordinary musical collaboration that took place in apartheid-torn South Africa. a model of fruitful co-operation between black and white South Africans in the international entertainment field, and a direct challenge to apartheid. Opening in Johannesburg on 2 February 1959 at Witwatersrand University Great Hall, the musical, based on the. Presents King Kong All African Musical is a jazz related soundtracks music album recording by JACK HYLTON released in 1961 on CD, LPVinyl andor cassette. Directed By Leon Gluckman Lyrics By Pat Williams Music By Todd Matshikiza Orchestra Mackay Davashe. About this release. London Records 5762 UK. Todd Matshikiza. Pat Williams. Master Classics Records. Release info. Musical Release date: 06122012 Format: CD, Download. CD ad. King King. Be Smart, Be Wise. Crazy Kid. Quickly In Love
Performer:Todd Matshikiza / Pat Williams Genre:Jazz / Classical / TV Title:King Kong - All African Jazz Opera Country: South Africa Released: 1961 Style: Musical, Cape Jazz MP3 album: 2206 mb FLAC album: 1162 mb Rating: 4.1 Votes: 743 Source: Vinyl, LP, Album № Cat: GALP 1040 Label: Gallotone
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