Today is the international release day for Siama Matuzungidi's new album, Rivers, on the heels of his stand-out performance at the Cedar Cultural Center in Minneapolis. Join this diverse group of master musicians from across the globe as they share their modern take on traditional Congolese music and soukous via the emigre experience.
Glittering guitar and gorgeous vocal harmonies meet an array or surprises, including Carnatic Indian singer and veena virtuoso Nirmala Rajasekar, renowned gospel singer JD Steele, master Tibetan multi-instrumentalist Tenzen Ngawang, classical cellist Jacqueline Ultan, and Joe Savage on a mean pedal steel. With Siama at the helm, these combinations click into place, defying expectations.
Siama Matuzungidi - The Congo Flows in Minneapolis: Soukous Master Siama Matuzungidi Finds a New Stream of Musical Creativity on Rivers
Siama gathered together a diverse community of musicians from across the globe to transform his modern take on traditional Congoglese music and soukous via the emigre experience on Rivers. Glittering guitar and gorgeous vocal harmonies meet an array of surprises. With Siama at the helm, these combinations defy expectations.