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“I am a little fly trying to provoke elephants,” shares singer-songwriter Marius Billgobenson. “Music is my tool to passionately affect change worldwide” Marius is an award-winning anthropologist, a fiery advocate, and something of an ethnomusicologist and a curator of cultures. With his words, his music, and his life, he’s telling the world stories they need hear about marginalized people, environmental issues, and human rights. Marius’s invigorating blend of jazz instrumentation with indigenous African music seeks to bring awareness to disenfranchised communities. His passion and purpose are sharing the culture and concerns of his native land of the Congo River Basin—particularly, the plight of the Forest People, sometimes referred to as the “Pygmies” who reside in the Congo rainforest—but his message reverberates universally
by Jim Olin
Marius Billgobenson is a performer with a heartfelt and spontaneous songwriting approach, yet his music blurs the lines between high-level musicianship and raw, creative instinct. His 2017 album, The Sum of My Pardon, is a really accomplished project that has a strong, poignant tone and beautiful production. Along with his trusted group, Billgobenson set ...
Label: Gobenson Productions Limited
Track listing: The Sum of My Pardon; Show Me the Way to Shine; Bamama Lunikuna; Happy Man in My Singing Woodlands; The Kingdom for Love; Seeking Togetherness; Bula; I Gotta Go; Muti Wa Buti Maka; Summertimes; Kissing Your Love Again; Katanga; Baye Baya.