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ALBERT MEINTJES performs the song "TRAVELING ON" for BalconyTV.
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PRESENTED BY KERRY ANNE
Accomplished singer songwriter Albert Meintjes was first seen on the stages of South Africa in 1996.
Inspired and motivated to write and perform his own compositions he embarked on a very exciting journey. Albert writes about everyday happenings and the emotions they bring. His stories of love and life make for entertaining if pensive lyrics. He is strongly influenced by folk and acoustic music across the globe, coupled with indigenes rhythms and melodies. He has a deep love for Southern American flavours of music and where they meet African rhythms and these traits are rooted deep in his music.
Albert grew up in a musical family with his parents both recorded gospel artists, his sister Hainley Cole a dance teacher and jazz vocalist and brother Gideon Meintjes, one of SA’s top drummers and performing musicians.
Albert has performed with New Porn alongside Arno Carstens, supporting the Metallica tour and on stage with some of the top artists in the country like Albert Frost, Anton La’mour, Karen Zoid, Greg Georgiades, Valiant Swart, Shaun Morgan (Seether), Hugo De Waal , Lani van der Walt and Moseu Kettlele just to name a few.
With his unique voice, brilliant song writing and exceptional guitar techniques, Albert has entertained audiences in London, Croatia, Seychelles, Mozambique, Cuba, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Belgium, The Netherlands, Nigeria and Kenya, and he was well received all-round.
If you are about to attend a performance of Albert Meintjes, either solo on stage or with some of his friends, sit back and get comfortable, because you a in for an emotional musical journey that will not leave your thoughts and heart very soon...
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