Moving Right Along…with The Brother Moves On
Written by Bridgette Makhela on 21st Feb 2021
The Brother Moves On (TBMO) are a South African performance art ensemble from Johannesburg, founded between 2008 and 2010 by broad-based sibling artists Nkululeko and Siyabonga Mthembu.
They began as a self-proclaimed art movement, mainly consisting of graphic and fine artists and have since began incorporating instrumentalists for their live performances.
The band feature a variety of instrumentalists from other bands within the Johannesburg live music scene, namely Itai Hakim from poetry duo Children of the Wind, Malcolm Jiyane from the Malcolm Jiyane trio and Solethu Madasa from the Solethu Madasa quintet.
The Brother Moves On members include Siyabonga Mthembu aka Mr. Gold (storyteller, lead vocalist, performance artist), Zelizwe Mthembu aka Makongela (vocalist, guitarist, flautist), Ayanda Zalekile (vocalist, bassist, multi-instrumentalist), Simphiwe Tshabalala (vocalist, drummer) and Molefi Kgware (saxophone).
Listen to The Brother Moves On’s music on The Global Experience hosted by Just Mo every Sunday, 2PM-6PM.
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Make sure to tune into tune into YFM on 99.2 or via streaming on www.yfm.co.za, the YFM app or DStv channel 859.