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Nathi Gcabashe – African Sololist

Nathi is the perfect soloist; A fantastic artist of many moods who is able to go from adult contemporary to high energy and engaging crowd pleaser. He is a guitarist and record producer from Durban, South Africa an authentic addition to an African themed night. Known for possessing a unique talent of powerful vocals, he uses this skill to belt out other familiar songs, from a variety of genres, including his native KwaZulu-Natal.

As a lead singer, he is often shifting from guitar to tambourine, dancing all the way and thoroughly enjoying his every note.

He has an unmistakable ability to command audiences in joining the African beat party with an infectious smile and high kicks performances.
His love for music is evident and is adequately translated to his unsuspecting audience.

Nathi’s original music creations landed him a 2013 Grammy nomination for the song “Makoti,” covered by Hugh Masekela. Through a successful career, he has worked extensively with many influential artists and bands in the world music circuit. These include; the legendary Miriam Makeba, Hugh Masekela, Paul Simon, Sibongile Khumalo, Themba Mkhize, Bheki Mseleku, Khaya Mahlangu, Lebo M and shared the stage with superstars such as Jill Scott, Gospel duo Mary Mary, Billy Ocean, and Diana Ross to name a few.

His indigenous childhood upbringing from the rural areas of Emaqongo, in Pietermaritzburg KwaZulu Natal, plays a critical role in his music and the magical ways he transmits this essence to audiences from every corner of the world.

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