Tuesday, August 23, 2016

21 Peaks for Smile - with Loyiso Koyana

21 Peaks for smile is an Organisation that deals with children born with cleft. The Organisation also works hand-in-hand with Operation Smile.

Loyiso Koyana (Left), Mkhuseli Khusi Veto (Right)

"The inspiring idea to start the organisation 21 peaks for smile, in 2012 I climbed Mountain Kilimanjaro for the project (I dare to dream) to raise funds for kids to get tuition, after that experience I didn't do anything but, that concept was triggered by the passing of Gugu Zulu. But the Whole Concept of the Organisation started in 2013 when my Cousin had a child with Cleft lip, Then i met with people who were involved in Operation Smile", says the enthusiastic Loyiso Koyana.

Mkhuseli Khusi Veto (Left) & Loyiso Koyana (Right)

At the Beginning of 2016 Loyiso wanted to do a project that will benefit the kids from Various Communities especially those in the rural Community's, so Kids that are born with cleft can get operated on 21 Peaks for Smile through fund's they raising.

Mkhuseli Khusi Veto (Left) & Loyiso Koyana

Each operation cost at least 5 Thousand five hundred rand, Loyiso is raising this money so kids can go through operation 45 were a Cleft lip patient can be operated under 45 minutes.

Presenter: Mkhuseli "Khusi" Veto
Producer: Mbasa Malusi "MB" Gqokoma

Monday, August 22, 2016

New face of Africa (Youth Jazz Band)

Mbuyiselo Mdingi (Bass Guitar), Mpumelelo Mnyama (Saxophone), Lesley Smith (Piano)

New face of Africa (Youth Jazz Band) Came to Bush Radio for Monday Live, every Monday we invite Band's or Artist to come in Studio and Perform for an hour. The New face of Africa (Youth Jazz Band) was formed in 2002 by A Jazz trumpeter Mr Gcinikhaya Mnyamana who used to work for an Organisation called Amy Biehl foundation.

Athenkosi Sokeka (Drummer) 

 Gcinikhaya used to repair music instrument's, and used use to teach music Theory and Practicals.the New face of Africa (Youth Jazz Band) is one of the Bands he is trying to accomplish and show any one from the Cape Flat's can archive what they want.

Lesley Smith & Gcinikhaya Mnyamana

The Band is made up of 5 members Lesley Smith (Piano), Gcinikhaya Mnyamana (Trumpet), Athenkosi Sokeka (Drummer),  Mpumelelo Mnyamana (Saxophone), Mbuyiselo Mdingi (Bass Guitar) their genre is mainly Township Jazz but its a Diverse band that can play Different Genre's including House Music.

Presenter: Mkhuseli "Khusi" Veto
Producer: Mbasa Malusi "MB" Gqokoma