connected Jonno Sweetman Reza Khota
A 1st part of a series of videos I'll be doing. It includes an improvised performance by myself and Reza Khota followed by a conversation we have about South African music and art. Filmed by Shannon Sweetman at Soundcast studios in Cape Town. Sound was recorded by Giovanni Serci and Nikolai Athiros and mixed by Nicholas Williams.
Karoo drum solo by Jonno Sweetman
While out on the road between Barrydale and Still Bay in South Africa I pulled over and played a drum solo.
7 Passes drum solo by Jonno Sweetman
Somewhere along the 7 passes between Hoekwil and George I found a spot on the Kaaimans River where I could play my drums. Thanks to Carl Gibbings for helping me carry them over the river and make it possible.
A drum solo on Melkbosstrand beach by Jonno Sweetman
The cape has been experiencing a drought and we are celebrating eminent rain and bad weather. This might have been my last chance to catch some sun on the beach till spring. This was filmed on the 18th of April 2018 by Shannon Sweetman, my beloved wife.
Tulbagh drum solo by Jonno Sweetman
This will be the 4th video I've done out and about in the Cape. From the Karoo outback, to a Garden Route river, to a beach along the West Coast and now a mountain basin called Tulbagh. All a part of our beautiful country called South Africa.
KYLE SHEPHERD TRIO 'LIVE' - "FLYING WITHOUT LEAVING THE GROUND" HD 1080p
This was a great take with a trio I'm proud to be a part of. Live at the Grahamstown National Arts Festival 2014.
SWR2 New Jazz Meeting
Short documentary outlining the tour and recording with Kyle Shepherd trio and Mthunzi Mvubu featuring Lionel Loueke.
Kyle Shepherd - South African History !X (official EPK)
A short documentary of set around the album- South African history !X
shabaka hutchings / kyle shepherd - mzwandile's story pt 1
This is not a high quality video BUT I will never forget the gigs with Shabaka.. Amazing energy!
Benjamin Jephta Quintet perform "Dear Mr Hodge" LIVE!
It was great to get a call from young Benji Jephta to join him on expresso breakfast show on SABC 3 in 2016. I went on to perform a series of gigs with him in 2017 and will have more in the future.
Albert Frost Wolf Festival 2015
Rocking out with Albert Frost. Its been an amazing few years now playing with this monster guitar player!
Sweetman Berg Kallerdahl 2018
On a recent trip to Sweden I had the wonderful opportunity of playing music with Nils Berg and Josef Kallerdahl both members of the band cinemascope (very very cool band). This is a short film of some of the sights and sounds from that trip. All music was made live over the time I was there.
Other muscians include: Daniel ögren (guitar on 1st track) , Johan Graden (piano on 1st track) Fabian Kallerdahl (piano on live clip)
Toxic instrumental cover- Jonno Sweetman and Vid Gobac
An instrumental cover of the tune Toxic by Britney Spears. Arranged by Vid Gobac (keyboard). Recorded on a cold autumn morning in Woodmead Johannesburg, South Africa.