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Moses Taiwa Molelekwa

Moses Taiwa Molelekwa Biography

Pianist


ABOUT
Highly acclaimed jazz artist who met a tragic end in 2001 after he and his wife Flo were murdered.
BEFORE FAME
He was graduated from the Federal Union of Black Arts in 1987 with honors.

FAMILY LIFE
He was born into a family of jazz musicians. His father was known as Monk because of his mastery of Thelonious Monk.
ASSOCIATED WITH
He was heralded as the successor to Abdullah Ibrahim, carrying on the Marabi piano tradition.
TRIVIA
His 1994 debut album was titled Finding Oneself, and he won two FNB South Africa Music Awards for traditional jazz in 1996.

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