Radio Times

A conversation with South African bassist and composer Bakithi Kumalo

December 25, 2014

Guest: Bakithi Kumalo

[From the Radio Times archive] Marty is joined by multi-instrumentalist and composer, BAKITHI KUMALO. The South African-born Lehigh Valley resident came to prominence in America as the fretless bass player on Paul Simon’s critically-acclaimed album, Graceland. He has also worked with Gloria Estefan, Harry Belafonte, Herbie Hancock and Cyndi Lauper. He and Marty spent the hour discussing his life and his career in music. She spoke with him last month.

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