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Thando is a skilled and experienced musician who has about 14 years of professional work, mainly as a keyboard player and a music director. He also works as a music producer, focusing on soulful, dance and pop music. Thando also founded a business that aims to create a high benchmark of music industry standards in his home province, in order to compete with the current trends and standards of the industry at a national level.

 

Thando graduated in 2003 in Penryn College, in Mbombela, Mpumalanga. In 2005, He enrolled at Central Johannesburg College to study Popular Music, majoring in Performance and Piano as his instrument. In 2007, he enrolled into Emendy College in Pretoria to study Digital Music Production.

 

From the beginning of his tertiary studies Thando was earmarked by many commercial artists. In his first year, he was approached to work with Hip Hop Pantsula (HHP). He has worked with numerous artists and has performed at various festivals and on TV which includes:

 

Cape Town International Jazz Festival, Hansa Tour (Usher Raymond). Trey Songs SA Tour, Angie Stone Tour, Angola Jazz Festival. Blankets and Wine (Kenya), Macufe Festival, K Day,  Jo’burg Day, Sky-room, Trace TV (Launch), Late Night with Kgomotso, Live (Re-launch), Club 808, Grahamstown festival, Arts Alive, Hennessy Artistry, SAFTA awards, Oppi Koppi Festivals, Trace awards, Channel O awards and Sun City Super bowl.

Curtis Patterson

Montreal, Quebec

Tel: +1 514 690 5559

 

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