Daily Discovery: The Moreira Project (Moreira Chonguiça) – Ngoma part II

“Ngoma Part II” is a standout track from Moreira Chonguiça‘s debut album, THE MOREIRA PROJECT: Vol 1 – The Journey, which combines traditional South Eastern African rhythms with elements of jazz. Released in January 2006 under his independent label, MoreStar Entertainment, this album not only marked Chonguiça’s entry into the music industry but also showcased his talents as a composer and performer.

The album, which features contributions from internationally renowned jazz saxophonist Najee, offers a vibrant blend of contemporary Afro-fusion, Afro-Luso, and jazz infleunces. Produced by Mark Fransman and Moreira himself, the album ignited a renewed interest among jazz enthusiasts, introducing a fresh and innovative take on the genre.

“Ngoma Part II” exemplifies the album’s energetic and rhythmic compositions, highlighting Moreira’s ability to blend complex musical elements into a cohesive and engaging sound.

You can find more info on Moreira Chonguiça’s official website