Zim Ngqawana (25 December 1959 – 10 May 2011) was a South African flautist and saxophonist. He was later known as Zimology. The youngest of five children, Ngqawana started playing flute at the age of 21, eventually becoming proficient on alto, tenor and baritone saxophone as well. He dropped out of school prior to meeting university entrance requirements but won entrance to a place at Rhodes University. He later studied for a diploma in Jazz Studies at the University of Natal.
Zim Ngqawana – Ingoma. Label: Sheer Sound – SSCD 053. Format: CD, Album. Country: South Africa. Artwork, Chorus – Lefifi Tladi. Chorus – Zim Ngqawana (J. Contrabass – Ingebrigt Håker Flaten. Drums, Percussion – Paal Nilssen-Love. Flute, Reeds, Harmonica, Vocals, Tambourine – Zim Ngqawana. Piano, Vocals – Andile Yenana. Trumpet, Chorus – Dumakude Msuthwana.
Biography by Craig Harris. Zim Ngqawana was one of South Africa's leading jazz musicians. In addition to leading his own band, Ingoma, Ngqawana played with such influential jazz musicians as Max Roach, Keith Tippett, Abdullah Ibrahim. ead Full Biography.
Intlombe Variations: Ebhofolo (This Madness) - Zim Ngqawana. In a Sentimental Mood (Live) - Zim Ngqawana. Abaphantsi (Ancestory Suite): Old Blues (Early Harmonic Devices) - Zim Ngqawana. Celebrations: Gobbliesation (In a Global Village) - Zim Ngqawana. Abaphantsi (Ancestory Suite): Compassion (Ubuntu) - Zim Ngqawana. Prologue: Manyenzeke - Zim Ngqawana. Epilogue: You Think You Know Me - Zim Ngqawana. The Migrant Worker Suite: Migration to America (Live) - Zim Ngqawana. Dirge - Zim Ngqawana.
Zim Ngqawana was a South African flautist and saxophonist. in the 1990s Ngqawana worked with South African jazz musicians
When Zim Ngqawana led a group of 100 drummers, singers, and dancers at Nelson Mandela's inauguration in 1994, he heralded a new era. Zim (saxophonist, flautist, composer, and arranger) performs music grounded in his South African roots and draws on influences ranging from South Africa’s folk and rural traditions to Indian and western classical music, world music and the avant-garde.
Zim Ngqawana (25 December 1959 – 10 May 2011 ) was a South African flautist and saxophonist. He was featured on Bjorn Ole Solburg's Norwegian San Ensemble album, San Song. Thanks to snobb for the addition. ZIM NGQAWANA Online Videos. Vadzimu Sheer Sound 2006. Zimphonic Suites PID 2009. Ingoma by Zim Ngqawana Sheer.
Ingoma Ya Kwantu: Royal Drumming on Zimphonic Suites.