Tag: Musician

Ancestral Connections

It is with great gratitude that I welcome the launch of Ancestral Connections, 2024! The aim of Ancestral Connections is to awaken the connections of people to their ancestral roots through the power of traditional African music, rhythm, sound, and cultural experience. The individual “awakenings” sessions and extended-series “xingombela” sessions offer individuals who have been …

Presenting Phulani by Nyttu Chongo, 7/26/2024

I am very excited to share that tickets are now on sale for my upcoming show, Phulani, at the Ordway in Saint Paul, Minnesota. This performance is both a celebration and a mourning of our connections to each other and our ancestors across space and time. Humanity has great opportunities and great challenges to overcome, …

Named a McKnight Fellowship for Musician Finalist

I am grateful to have been selected as one of none finalists under consideration for a McKnight Musician Fellowship in 2023. Although I was not selected to receive the financial support, I am honored to have been recognized for my unique musical voice and the contribution I wish to continue to bring to my community. …