Daily Discovery: Blowing My Own Trumpet – Sama Rainbow

Blowing My Own Trumpet is a band based in Exeter, Devon. Led by South African trumpeter Claude Lamon and his daughter Josephine, has gained recognition for their unique blend of African, folk, and Latin sounds.

Their debut album Umsindo (2020), EP Dreams (2018), and single “Calling Me Home” (2019) showcase their captivating music and vocal harmonies.

Their latest single, “Sama Rainbow,” reflect on growing up in Durban and address political corruption in the Rainbow nation, blending hope for change with nostalgic memories. The lyrics provide a thoughtful exploration of post-apartheid challenges and aspirations, offering listeners a glimpse into the complexities of the nation’s history and ongoing struggles.

You can find more info on the band’s Bandcamp profile