Profile: Steve Newman


A guitarist with a musical career that spans almost 30 years, Newman has produced no less than 17 recorded albums and has won multiple awards. Most famously known for his band Tananas which formed in 1987, he has performed at World of Music, Arts and Dance (WOMAD) festivals around the globe collaborating with international artists such as Paul Simon, Sting and Youssou N’dour.  He also performed at the Cape Town International Jazz Festival 2011. In South Africa he can often be seen in concert with Tony Cox, another finger style guitarist with great audience rapport.

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