Mimi

Born with a Talent that was soon to be discovered, Mimi started performing at a very tender age; she is blessed with an incontestable talent to beat many of her age. Asked when she started singing? “At church like many others she said and the fact that music was an ever pervading presence in my home”. Highly acclaimed young South Africa’s Jazz vocalist/Composer/Lyricist Mimi originates from Boksburg, Ekurhuleni. She had found her natural niche and pursued her Music Education through UCT completing her Jazz Performance Degree. It was during her time there when she performed excellently that her career started taking off. Her astonishing vocal abilities paved way for her and she found herself sharing the world big stages with the likes of Sibongile Khumalo, Judith Sephuma, Jimmy Dludlu, Themba Mkhize; To name just a few at home; She has also proudly shared the stage with Big names Internationally including; Khadja Nin, Rita Marley, Joe McBride and Lauryn Hill.

Born with a Talent that was soon to be discovered, Mimi started performing at a very tender age; she is blessed with an incontestable talent to beat many of her age. Asked when she started singing? “At church like many others she said and the fact that music was an ever
pervading presence in my home”. Highly acclaimed young South Africa’s Jazz vocalist/Composer/Lyricist Mimi originates from Boksburg, Ekurhuleni.
She had found her natural niche and pursued her Music Education through UCT completing her Jazz Performance Degree. It was during her time there when she performed excellently that her career started taking off. Her astonishing vocal abilities paved way for her and she found herself sharing the world big stages with the likes of Sibongile Khumalo, Judith Sephuma, Jimmy Dludlu, Themba Mkhize; To name just a few at home; She has also proudly shared the stage with Big names Internationally including; Khadja Nin, Rita Marley, Joe McBride and Lauryn Hill.

After gaining good accolades from performances around the world and after having worked with incredible amount of talents Mimi debut her award winning album named “Essence of my soul” which was loaded with warm tunes, eclectic beautiful melodies (including video song Goodbye Loneliness).

This young overly talented songstress will be often seen on big stages singing assorted Jazz- Incredible selection of songs, classics from the repertoire of the most terrific singers of the 20th Century; Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan. This time given a modern and a wonderful twist with beautiful arrangements that swing and amazing execution of the ballads.

Mimi simply is an embodiment of a “prodigy” in the Jazz Scene following incredibles like Mirriam Makeba, Caiphus Semenya, Hugh Masekela. Her most anticipated 2nd album called “Your Love” is full of amazing love songs with amazing African Sounds and also features some amazing artist including Kirk.

Such prodigious talent sets an incontestable standard to South African Music.