Caught some jazz at the Mannenberg on sat. Victor Kunonga and his band, Peace. Holy crap, this dude, actually knows what he’s doing…I’ve been missing out.
I mean, I am a jazz fan, it’s just I never thought this dude had anything. You know, the whole he’s just another Tuk-alike, an Oliver Mtukudzi in training. AT actually went as far as calling him the next tuku.
Anyway, whoever he is, he’s got a lot going for him. His voice ain’t that bad, but the boy’s got some serious skill with a guitar. And that band – thelead guitarist is shit-hot, bass is pumping heavy and the percussionist is, well, fecking awesome.
I actually had a great, haven’t had a good jazz xperience in a long time. And to think I could have gone to Circus. Pah!