Dedicated to the untimely passing of Jann Kloses’s manager, Gary Salzman, “Pilot Light’s” sentiment rings true to the message of overcoming adversity and rising to the challenge of a day yet to be documented and celebrated for very different reasons than originally envisaged.
Originally published by The Media Online on 6 May 2020, written by Glenda Nevill. “In April, founder of Music Exchange, Martin Myers, called for radio stations across South Africa to increase the amount of local music they play.”
“We are deeply moved by The Stormers adopting The Crossing “Osiyeza” as their official song,” says Johnny Clegg family spokesperson and longtime manager, Roddy Quinn. “Their heart and their passion shine through in their performance and captures the message of the song in a very special way.”
As in in Vuk’uzenzele on 15 Nov 2019: “Eight emerging young musicians recently recorded their first albums after a life-changing opportunity provided by a song-writing competition hosted by the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS).”
The City of Cape Town has asked Music Exchange to input points re: the virus and how it effects artists going forward.
The Midem African Forum was at Bridges for Music on Friday 28 Febuary 2020
A superb turnout of artists and record co executives – the networking was amazing and to see new contacts made was exciting.