Tatiana Thaele (flute) and Dimmitrios Giannakis (guitar) live performance of “Celso Machado – Paçoca (Choro)” off the “Worlds Apart” album.

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Flautist Tatiana Thaele and guitarist Dimmitrios Giannakis perform the Celso Machado – Paçoca (Choro) single, which is taken from the Worlds Apart collaborative project. The album is out on all digital stores.

If you’re in Cape Town over Easter, then please make sure you check them out live in concert for Histoire Du Tango on Saturday the 20th of April. See the article for more details.



SOWETO Rapper, JahMaine, certifies his beginning with a “Black” mark!


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New York rapper Jay-Z released the Black Album in 2003. Slated as his retirement album at the time, hip hop and music fans alike were left wondering what had brought this abrupt ending and “what would happen next?” As a result the hip hop community gave Hova (Jay-Z’s other alias) an early induction into the Rap Hall of Fame as one of the GOATs (Greatest of All Time).

On our side of the world, we have another rapper, “J”, in the form of JahMaine who released his maiden project entitled Black. Unlike his American contemporary, Jahmaine‘s aim with this “coloured” title would be to mark his genesis in the game to epic status. Particularly, as both rappers names refer to deities (though loosely on Jay-Z‘s part), which would signify destiny in the mark that the colour black ultimately meant the continuation of making music. As the saying goes; an artist’s job is never done! We spoke to JahMaine about his musical origins, the making of the Black project, his opinion of the local music industry and what he considers as “good music” (another Jay and Rocafella music link)!

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Tatiana Thaele (flute) & Dimmitrios Giannakis (guitar) do the “Histoire Du Tango” on the 20th April 2019 at the Artscape Arena (Cape Town)!

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Our lovely flautist friend and music educator Tatiana Thaele  once again teams up with guitarist Dimmitrios Giannakis. This time it’s at the Artscape Arena on the 20th of April at 20:00 for a continental fusion of South American and European acoustic sounds at Historie Du Tango. Tickets are available through the Artscape website (powered by Computicket) at R130 per person.

If you want to hear how formidable this dynamic duo is on recorded studio works , then check out their collaborative project called Worlds Apart.