Jazz singer-songwriter Gloria Bosman has died on the age of fifty after a short sickness. A heartbroken supply confirmed the information to the Sunday World on Tuesday.
Jazz legend Sipho Hotstix additionally confirmed the information on his social media, the place he paid tribute to the singer.
Born in Mofolo and raised in Pimville, Soweto, Gloria started her profession in church choir. In 1993, a efficiency on the Market Theater earned her a scholarship to review opera on the Pretoria Institute of Technology. Gloria has shared the stage with too many music superstars (native and worldwide) to checklist right here however embody: Sibongile Khumalo, Moses Molelekwa, Tananas, Concord Nkabinde, Sipho Mabuse, Vusi Mahlasela, Sipho Gumede, Oliver Mtukudzi, Victor Masondo With Hugh Macequeira…
She has carried out in London and Amsterdam and has carried out in theaters and festivals in Australia, Angola, France, Finland, Nigeria, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Swaziland, Botswana and in South America (Chile, Argentina, Peru and Venezuela) )live performance tour.
She additionally carried out efficiently in Algeria as a part of the PAN African Festival. In 2010, she participated in a theater manufacturing titled African Songbook, carried out at Arts Cape, Cape Town. It was additionally a part of the July 2010 World Expo in Shanghai, China. In 2011/12 she labored within the theater, starring in Porgy and Bess and the Mandela Trilogy. She toured the UK with this manufacturing and was nominated for a Naledi Award.
On the theater stage, she appeared with John Carney in Joy, Milestones and The Lion and the Lamb. On the small display screen, she appeared as an actress in Soul City and Muvhango.
In 2011 and 2013, she carried out Migration Song with Hugh Masekeira on the Market Theater and Joburg Theatre. She lately collaborated with Lizz Wright and Kurt Elling on the usual Joy of Jazz. She additionally appeared in an extravaganza referred to as “The King’s Daughter.”
Boseman was introduced a month in the past as the most recent member of the Southern African Music Rights Organization (Samro) board.
Born in Soweto, Boseman is a jazz, African, rock and gospel singer. She can be an completed producer, composer and presenter.
Boseman has shared the stage with music legends reminiscent of Hugh Masekela, Sibangir Kumalo, Moshe Molekewa, Thananas and Seave Mabus. All 5 of her albums have been enormous successes: her debut, Tranquility, was awarded Best New Artist, in addition to nominations for Best Contemporary Jazz Album and Best Female Album. Artist of SAMA 2001.
Her second album The Many Faces Of Gloria Bosman and
Some of South Africa’s most interesting musicians and was nominated for Best South African Artist and Most Promising Female Artist on the prestigious KORA Awards 2001, in addition to a SAMA nomination for Best Jazz Vocal Album.