LINDA SIKHAKHANE

#MusicForWildlife

Spotlight: Lions

ARTISTS: LINDA SIKHAKHANE
CITY & COUNTRY: DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA
VENUE: OAS1SONE

South African born saxophonist and composer Linda Sikhakhane, joins forces with WildAid, Rockstar, OAS1SONE and over 25 Africa superstar singer-songwriters, alongside more than 300 of some of the most powerful, influential superstar WildAid ambassador personalities from across the world, in a historic first-ever a world tour series of Premium Livestream Concerts, to lend their voices in support of Africa’s wildlife conservation, raise awareness for climate change and plastics pollution, and have their messaging, voices, music and live performances broadcast across several Pan African and global platforms.

Linda Sikhakhane is a South African born saxophonist, composer and arranger. He was born in Umlazi Township near Durban where his love for music was triggered at an early age. This saw him attending music classes at the age of 10 in Junior Primary and later took up jazz lessons under the tutelage of Dr Brian Thusi at the Siyakhula Music Center in his neighborhood . He obtained a Diploma in Jazz /Popular Music at the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal under Prof Mageshen Naidoo in 2012.

Sikhakhane has played and recorded with respected South African and international artists such as Brian Thusi,Barney Rachabane, Feya Faku, Marcus Wyatt, Herbie Tsoaeli, Andile Yenana, Nduduzo Makhathini, Afrika Mkhize, Sibongile Khumalo, Gregory Potter,Reggie Workman and many more.Sikhakhane won the SAMRO Overseas Scholarship in 2016 and in 2017 released his debut album titled 'Two Sides ,One Mirror'.

Linda re-located to New York in 2017 and enrolled at The New School University as a transfer student to complete his Bachelors degree in jazz ,he is studying with the great Billy Harper, David Schnitter & Reggie Workman.

ABOUT WILDAID X ROCKSTAR

In 2021, WildAid and Rockstar are bringing together artists and musicians from across Africa. Over 25 artists across 9 African countries will lend their voices to support wildlife conservation and have their messaging and music broadcast across several African and global platforms. Thank you for joining us in raising awareness of this important cause.

ABOUT WILDAID

WildAid is an international wildlife conservation charity that specializes in mass media campaigns to protect wildlife, raise climate change and plastics pollution awareness. Animals like lions, leopards, elephants, rhinos, hippos, and pangolins are all threatened by poaching and illegal trade, to speak up for our wildlife and encourage audiences to appreciate that the true value of wildlife lies in keeping it alive.

By lending your voice to our campaign you are joining a list of global and African ambassadors, including Harrison Ford, David Beckham, Eliud Kipchoge, Davido, Vinka, Jane Goodall, Jacky Chan, Karun, Lupita Nyong’o, Azawi, Djimon Hounsou, Yola Semedo, Ralph Fiennes, Nandy, Edward Norton, C4 Pedro, Jeremy Renner, Selmor Mtukudzi, Mayorkun, Tendai Mtawarira, Ben Pol, Bryce Dallas Howard (Jurassic World), Karina Barbosa, Anita Jaxson, Sir Richard Branson, Ommy Dimpoz, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Melodie, Lang Lang, Kate Hudson, Odile Gertze, Maggie Q, Tyson Chandler, Yao Ming, Winnie Nwagi, Minnie Driver, Josh Duhamel, Danai Gurira (Black Panther), Aslay, Master Po Ping (Kung Fu Panda), Tara Kirk, Pau Gasol, Nvirii, Norman Reedus, Maurice Green, Kristen Bauer, Keegan Allen, Joakim Noah, Amitabh Bachchan, Amanda Beard, H_art The Band, Allen Johnson, Al Horford, Bo Derek amongst over 300 others of some of the world’s leading and most influential personalities from across the planet.

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