Tete Mbambisa - Black Heroes
'Black Heroes' was recorded at Stellenbosch University in 2010 and the title composition is dedicated to three great figures in South African history - Walter Sisulu, Oliver Tambo and Nelson Mandela.
Tete Mbambisa is one of South Africa's most important jazz musicians. His career spans fifty years and he can be heard on numerous recordings by many giants of South African jazz.
His 1976 album 'Tete's Big Sound' is a classic in the annals of local jazz. Mbambisa is featured in the 2003 movie 'Sophiatown' and his compositions have been covered by the likes of Chris McGregor, The Blue Notes and McCoy Mrubata.
Release Date : 23 Apr 2012