Last week I spent some time with the musicians featured in David Kramer's Kalahari Karoo Blues.
Similar to the previous, Karoo Kitaar Blues, this showcase of unique talent is rare and a glimpse into a remarkable part of Southern Africa that most city dwellers would never otherwise experience.
"Dit is ’n bruisende, onvoorspelbare viering van die ongelooflike skeppende krag en talent van die mense van Suider-Afrika."
The musicians have travelled to Cape Town from rural parts of the Karoo and Botswana to showcase their unique talents at the Baxter Theatre. Music, for most of them, is a hobby and a way to pass the time.
Oteng Piet is a herdsman from Botswana who plays his handmade one-stringed Segaba to keep himself ...