Letta Mbulu

From Wikipedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Letta Mbulu
Ubezalwa (1942-08-23) ngoNcwaba 23, 1942 (Iminyaka 77)
Soweto, Ningizimu Afrika
Izinhlobo Jazz
Abasebenzi Umbali wamaculo, umculi
Amathuluzi Iphimbo
Isikhathi 1965-namanje
Amaqembu Capitol Records, Chisa, Records, Fantasy Records, A&M Records
Amaviyo Caiphus Semenya

Impilo kha Mam'Letta Mbulu[hlela | Hlela umthombo]

Ssingeniso[hlela | Hlela umthombo]

Letta Mbulu[1] (igama elithi "let-ah" "em-boo-loo") (wazalwa ngo 23 ka Ntulikazi 1942) umculi wase Ningizimu Afrika ocula uhlobo lomculo we-Jazz kusukela ngonyaka we-1960.

Ukuqhekeka kafushane[hlela | Hlela umthombo]

uLetta Mbulu wazalelwa eSoweto kwathi ngesikhathi esemusha, wahlangana neNingizimu Afrika kanye neNgilandi neKing Kong yomculo. Ubuyele eNingizimu Afrika ngasekupheleni kohambo kodwa washeshe waphoqeleka ukudingiselwa e-United States. Ngenkathi esezifundeni zamenywa ukuba zivakashele neCannonball Adderly futhi kungekudala ngemuva kwalokho wajoyina amabutho noHarry Belafonte. Ubudlelwano bakhe noHarry Belafonte baba ngumsebenzi womculo ozuzisayo owathatha uLetta ezinkambeni eziningi zomhlaba. Ushade nomculi wakuleli, uCaiphus Semenya, ahlangane naye ngenkathi evakashele neKing Kong futhi bakhipha izingoma eziningi.

Uke waba yilungu lenhlangano ehlonishwayo yabaculi baseNingizimu Afrika, lapho athola khona umculo wabantu, Ngenkathi umbuso wobandlululo ugcwala abantu bemibala ngeminyaka yama-1970s, uMbulu waya e-United States. Lapho, ekudingisweni, waqhubeka nokulandela umculo. Uke wahlangana ne-jazz alto saxophonist, iCannonball Adderly, futhi waqhubeka nokujoyina amabutho nomculi waseMelika, uHarry Belafonte. Ngokubambisana bahambela izinkambo ezimbalwa zomhlaba. Amathonya akhe amakhulu omculo aba ngabantu, i-American Jazz nomculo waseBrazil. i-American Jazz nomculo waseBrazil, futhi usebenze ngokuthandwa nguMichael Jackson. Ubuye futhi wasebenza kwifilimu Roots lapho athola khona umklomelo ka-Emmy. Okunye ukubonakala kwakhe kwesikrini kufaka phakathi uDisemba ofudumele noSidney Pottier kanye ne-The Colour Purple. Uyilungu elisungule iSouth African Artists United (SAAU) inhlangano eyasungulwa ngonyaka we-1986. Le nhlangano yethule i-Buwa yomculo eyayiphethe indikimba yezepolitiki neyomlando noLetta ekuholeni.

Ekubuyeleni kwabo eNingizimu Afrika, uLetta noCaiphus badlala uMkhosi we-Unity '91 owabeka okokuqala ukuthi babe nesiteji nabanye abaculi ababekanye nabo emhlabathini wasekhaya. Ngo-1992 wakhipha i-albhamu entsha ethi Not Yet Uhuru.

Le albhamu bekungokokuqala ukuthi uLetta aqoshwe eNingizimu Afrika selokhu ebuyile futhi yahlelwa futhi yakhiqizwa ngumyeni wakhe onamakhono amaningi uCaiphus.

Achievements[hlela | Hlela umthombo]

Ngo-2001, uMbulu wathola indondo yeSouth African Music Award ngokuphumelela kwakhe empilweni embonini yezomculo. Umuzi wakhe e-Orlando East, eSoweto uhlotshiswe ngendawo iGugu Heritage Site Blue Plaque yokuhlonipha amagugu akhe kanye negalelo lakhe enkundleni yezemidlalo yeSA jazz. Izingoma zakhe ezimnandi nezingalibaleki ziyizibonelo ezinhle kakhulu zomphefumlo wase-Afrika-Melika, futhi uyaqhubeka nokuthamela izithameli njengoba yena nomyeni wakhe benza emicimbini eyahlukahlukene yasendaweni.


uMa'Mbulu uphakamise ibharethi ephakeme kakhulu ngenkathi uHerb Alpert (esebenzisa uHugh Masekela) esayina lo mculi kwilebuli ephakeme ye-A&M Records ephakeme. Eyokuqala kuma-albhamu amabili, kukhona i- Music In The Air ingobunye ubuciko be-Afro-soul obekumele benze uLetta Mbulu abe yikhaya. Ingoma ngayinye iyisimangalo esimnandi, esidakayo esidonsa ubumnandi obungapheli bukaJoan Armatrading "Let Go Dancing" (oqukethe uLee Ritenour noRichard Tee), uCaiphus Semenya's "Mara A Pula," "Music Day Wemvula" no "Kukhona Music Ku Umoya. " Umqambi nomqambi we-inveterate (esendleleni yokwenza uMichael Jackson inkosi ye-pop) uQuincy Jones wabe eseqasha uLetta Mbulu ukuba abe yizwi likaRoots. Ngokubamba iqhaza emculweni odumile womlando we-1977, uMbulu ukhunjulwa kakhulu ngokuhumusha umyeni kaCaiphus Semenya oshukumisayo u- "Oluwa" aka "Many Rains Ago," empeleni owabhalwa iminyaka eminingana ngaphambili kwenye iphrojekthi.


  1. https://www.sahistory.org.za/dated-event/sa-jazz-singer-letta-mbulu-born-soweto http://www.dougpayne.com/lmbio.htm