B & B
Summary ProfileB & B” is without a doubt one of the most exciting party bands to come out of Jozi.
YOUNG, FRESH, MULTI-TALENTED AND MULTI-CULTURAL - They seem to have it all!
With the right sounds, good looks and the talent to leave any crowd wanting for more. This dynamic group of performers pride themselves in delivering all your favourite hits in a way that you have never seen or heard it before.
B & B” have successfully mastered the ability to combine the sounds of Soul, Pop, Funk, RnB, Hip- Hop and House, to create one delicious cocktail fusion for a non-stop party!
B & B’s one goal is for the audience to experience a performance that can be compared to any international standard.
Extensively choosing only the best party songs to add to their impressive Repertoire, Right from the latest Top 40 , to 90’s Club hits all the way back to the 70’s classics .
With a show that includes choreography, music breaks, drum solo’s and crowd participation...and loads more!
B & B” is proud of their outstanding professionalism and individuality, and always strives to deliver on every level.
Fronting “B & B” on lead vocal with his charismatic, energetic, unique and inspiring performance ability is non-other than Boki Ntsime!
Boki exploded onto the South-African music scene with his memorable participation on the hit Television show ‘South-African Idols’ where he placed 4th runner up.
Immediately taking the media by storm , he released his debut album called Boki ‘Plugged in’, Boki had an instant hit with the track “Paradise” featuring Proverb and was on the Top 40 Metro FM for 14 weeks and on various other radio stations..
One of Boki’s favorite environments to perform in is our awesome local music festivals. He has rocked crowds at festivals like Gariep Festifal, Aardklop, KKnK, Woodstock and The diamonds and deerens festival .He has shared the stage with acts like Kwela Tebsa, Ringo, Vusi, The Parlatones and Kurt Darren.
Driving this party bus from the drum kit, on backing and lead vocal is Brendan Doran. With an extensive 15 years in music and live performance, Brendan has travelled the globe playing in various bands.
The Owner of “Find your groove” drumming school, “Drumology” corporate teambuilding, and “Counterpoint” corporate events, Brendan has proved himself a player in the business world too!
KKnK festival, Innie Bos festival, Aardklop, and Woodstock are some of the local festivals Brendan has performed at.
In 2004 Brendan preformed for the Former South-African president Nelson Mandela with the theatrical rhythmic group Motshito. Brendan has also shared the stage with many established local acts such as ..Yvonne Chaka Chaka, Just Ginger, Mean Mr Mustard and Watershed.
Provider of the soulful sounds on the keys is Nathie Shongwe. This Samro award winning pianist started playing at a very early age.
With a strong jazz and gospel background and upbringing, Nathie decided to further his studies at The University of Kwazulu- Natal in 2004, and hasn’t looked back since.
Growing from strength to strength ,Nathie has shared his talent around the world. Some of his highlights includes performing in the Oslo World music festival in Norway, also in Munich (Germany) with Simphiwe Dana.
In 2010 Nathie was invited by the National Heritage Council to perform at the opening of The Africa Museum in Serbia.
Some of the names Nathie has shared the stage with are: Simphiwe Dana, Zama Jobe, Dorothy Masuku, Busi Mhlongo, Bheki Ncgoko, Avante, Afro Soul, SfisoNcwane, Nokukhanya Dlamini, Wanda Baloyi, Joel Zuma and others...
Putting the groove in motion on the bass is Doulton Robson with his seamless ability to lay down any bass line that will make your head bounce. Doulton is a man of many talents as he is a teacher of bass guitar, guitar and drums.
When Doulton recorded bass on Boki’s debut album Plugged-in, they hit it off immediately! They both knew that they wanted to work together again.” B & B” has been the perfect opportunity to take it to the hilt.
Doulton has extensively toured S.A. with some of the top Gospel rock acts around, also touring with Great evangelist Angus Buchan. Doulton played bass guitar for David Aldo on his S.A. tour , which included the opening act for all Lionel Richie’s South-African performances.
Some of the names Doulton has shared the stage with are Natalie Chapman, Glaskas, Peter Hovin and Niemand at music festivals like Lucky Fish, Innie Bos and Aardklop.