DON LAKA

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DON Laka was born in 1958 near Pretoria in Mamelodi, the first child in a family of five.In 1969 he formed his first band and made his first recording in 1972 which featured Ray Phiri on guitar.

After passing his matric in 1978 he started formal music lessons, obtaining his licentiate in high school music teaching in 1979. From 1980 to 1981 he joined the afro-fusion group Sakhile, that was formed by Sipho Gumede and Khaya Mahlangu. The group revolutionized South African music, and set a trend for groups like Bayete.

Don recorded his first big hit with the group which was called ‘Oneness' before moving to form his own band with ‘Chicco' Twala, called ‘Image' The group lasted for 10 years. In the 10 years they have recorded no less than 12LP’s, and in 1986 they were spotted by one of the top producers in the world, Tony
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DON LAKA Going Crazy album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Going Crazy
World Fusion 1982
DON LAKA I Wanna Be Myself album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
I Wanna Be Myself
Jazz Related RnB 1984
DON LAKA Smile album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Smile
Jazz Related RnB 1987
DON LAKA Lost Time album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Lost Time
Jazz Related RnB 1991
DON LAKA Destiny album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Destiny
Jazz Related Pop/Art Song/Folk 1996
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Super Nova
Jazz Related RnB 1998
DON LAKA Pyramid album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Pyramid
Jazz Related Pop/Art Song/Folk 2001
DON LAKA Armageddon album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Armageddon
Post-Fusion Contemporary 2002
DON LAKA Paradise album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Paradise
World Fusion 2003
DON LAKA Invitation album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Invitation
Post-Fusion Contemporary 2007
DON LAKA Poison album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Poison
World Fusion 2010
DON LAKA Portraits album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Portraits
Hard Bop 2014
DON LAKA Rebirth of Kwaai Jazz album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Rebirth of Kwaai Jazz
Jazz Related Pop/Art Song/Folk 2014
DON LAKA Afro Chopin album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Afro Chopin
Third Stream 2015

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The Best of Kwai-Jazz : The Greatest Hits
World Fusion 2004

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