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The Tunnel 05:20


Recorded in 2017 in Joburg and Cape Town. All songs performed by MABUTA and featuring some very special guest artists.

2xLP vinyl edition out now on Afrosynth Records, available from Rush Hour here: www.rushhour.nl/store_detailed.php?item=104134


released February 16, 2018

Shane Cooper - electric bass, double bass, electric guitar, Juno 106, Korg Minilogue, Microkorg, Moog Slim Phatty, Rhodes.

Bokani Dyer - acoustic grand piano, Rhodes, Korg Minilogue

Marlon Witbooi - drums

Sisonke Xonti - tenor saxophone

Robin Fassie-Kock - trumpet

Reza Khota - electric guitar

Shabaka Hutchings - tenor saxophone (tracks 2 & 3)

Buddy Wells - tenor saxophone (track 5)

Chris Engel - alto saxophone (track 5)

Janus Van Der Merwe - baritone saxophone (track 5)

Tlale Makhene - percussion (tracks 2,5,7)

Recorded by Peter Auret and Luyanda Molao at SUMO SOUND in Joburg, and by Shane Cooper at Kujua Studios in Cape Town in 2017.

Produced by Shane Cooper
Mixed by Shane Cooper
Mastered by Ross Finck

Artwork by Rajni Perera.

Kujua Records / Published by Shane Cooper Music


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MABUTA South Africa

MABUTA is part of the new wave of jazz coming out of Joburg, South Africa. The scene is thriving, with a movement of young innovators pushing the boundaries of the sound of South African Jazz. The band features:
Shane Cooper (basses),
Bokani Dyer (keys), Sisonke Xonti (tenor sax), Robin Fassie (trumpet), Marlon Witbooi (drums). Bookings/enquiries: mabutamusic@gmail.com
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