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Goema Orchestra :: South Atlantic Suite Première

Mac’s back, again! The third concert season of the Cape Town Goema Orchestra takes place on Saturdays 8 and 15 September at the SABC Auditorium in Sea Point. Led by Cape Town’s “goema captain,” Mac McKenzie, the orchestra will perform … Continue reading

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Mac McKenzie Friendship Orchestra :: Table Bay Concerto

While Mama Goema is screening in Canada this weekend, Mac McKenzie will be making waves in Basel and Anwil as The Table Bay Concerto in G-Major reaches the music stands of a Swiss “friendship orchestra” for the European première of … Continue reading

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Cape Town Goema Orchestra :: Table Bay Concerto Première

“This showcase of Cape music will do Capetonians proud,” says composer Mac McKenzie. “The Table Bay Concerto in G-Major is a chronological account of Table Bay as I imagine it, my impression of its evolution from the time just before … Continue reading

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Jou Ma Se Goema | Mama Goema :: Film Teaser

A MUSICAL JOURNEY THROUGH THE CAPE Cape Town came about as a result of its location and the subsequent historic forces that were visited upon it. What emerged is a city with cultural and linguistic characteristics drawn from the disparate … Continue reading

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Cape Town Goema Orchestra :: Saturday 28 August 2010

FROM PUNK THROUGH PENTHOUSE TO THE UNIVERSITY Mac McKenzie has always pushed the boundaries of Goema, the rhythmic groove at the heart of Cape Town’s carnival culture. During the 80s, he injected defiance into the idiom with The Geniunes, creating … Continue reading

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