Bongani Givethanks

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Bongani Givethanks (born Bongani Glen Sibanyoni) is a music artist from Mabopane, Pretoria. He is a multipotentialite creative with an experimental approach to the concept of music and uses his work as a way of storytelling, a spiritual medium of expression, and also to address social issues as he seeks to make a positive impact in his community. Self-taught pianist fueled with passion and hidden talent for the arts he later expanded into other musical spectrums such as sound designing and music production.

Pianist, vocalist, composer, songwriter, bandleader, producer & entrepreneur are some of the terms one can use to describe Bongani Givethanks. Over the past years, he has joined and formed musical bands with various musicians like New Dawn, Rhythm Kulcha Afrika, 60 HErtz Projects, MadKInd, Mood Capacity Projects whereby multiple different styles and sounds from Gospel, House Music, African jazz, and free improvisation were explored.

Bongani Givethanks has since started writing, composing & performing his own music with a band that fuses various musical elements like south African jazz, mbaqanga, traditional music, and electronic music, which he refers to as African Creative Music. His music has earned him space to perform at major festivals and events around the country such as Smoking Dragon Festivals, Market@TheSheds, OSS Music Festival, Black Labone, African Chef, Avante Garde Vintage Lounge, The Market Place, and Afrikan SoundScape.

In seeing the need for live music preservation for the youth in the township of Mabopane, Bongani Givethanks initiated and established a movement with some of the artists called THEJAZZINJECTION and has since seen him facilitating numerous music workshops around the country like the community-based performance in KZN Utrecht, Music Workshop in Seleleka HIgh School JHB Soweto, Performance-based workshop for Mabopane Music students hosted by Pholoso Monare.

Bongani Givethanks is also a director of Mvumo Productions which is a music production company in Pretoria that develops and stimulates artistic creativity and professionalism through producing, commissioning, and presenting productions.

In April 2020, he released a song called 'Feel Good Friday' followed by an EP titled 'Indoda' in August 2020.

Bongani Givethanks was also featured on a compilation by a German record label called Jazz & Milk.

DISCOGRAPHY:

Indoda (E.P): https://bonganigivethanks.bandcamp.com/album/indoda

Feel Good Friday (Single): https://bonganigivethanks.bandcamp.com/track/feel-good-friday

Indoda(African Repraise): https://jazzandmilk.bandcamp.com/track/indoda-african-repraise

Kwanele(Live at Home Lounge): https://bonganigivethanks.bandcamp.com/album/live-at-home-lounge

A Sonic Remembrance FEAT. Xitha Makgeta (Single): https://mvumoproductions.bandcamp.com/track/a-sonic-remembrance

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South African composer and singer Bongani Givethanks has released a single titled ‘A Sonic Remembrance: Chief Mngobane ka Gegana’ featuring local jazz musician and poet Xitha Makgeta .

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Bongani Givethanks - Gumba Gumba (Live)
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Bongani Givethanks - Tribute To Moses Molelekwa (Live)
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Indoda (Nujazz Mix)
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Tribute To Moses Molelekwa
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Indoda
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Bongani GiveThanks - Feel Good Friday
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Bongani Givethanks Performance Video
Bongani Givethanks live at Chakra Garden Sessions
Bongani Givethanks Live at Botaki Ba Afrika
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Abafundisi Live at Home Lounge (Rituals For Spiritual Invocation)
Bongani Givethanks Botsotsi Improv Live
Bongani Givethanks Live at Home Lounge
Bongani Givethanks - Kwanele (LIVE) Audio
Bongani GiveThanks - Namhlanje (cover by Abdullah Ibrahim & Johnny Dyani)
Bongani GiveThanks - Feel Good Friday live featuring Jay Sax
Quarantine session with Madkind, Lebo Mabe, Mpenduko Sondlo
Bongani GiveThanks - Botsotsi (Cover) Tribute to Prince Kupi
Bongani GiveThanks - Thethelela
Bongani GiveThanks - Kwanele
Bongani GiveThanks Interview & Performance @jazzuary.fm
Bongani GiveThanks Band live @fete de la musique2018
Bongani GiveThanks live at Botaki Ba Afrika Funk The Movement
Bongani GiveThanks live at Smoking Dragon Festival 2018
Bongani GiveThanks - Kwanele
Bongani GiveThanks Rehearsals
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ZAPretoria, South Africa
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2013

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