Music review with Estelle Clifford: Troy Kingi’s new album
Saturday Morning with Jack Tame
There’s a bit of a story behind Kiwi singer Troy Kingi’s new album. His birth father went missing years ago and years later Kingi found a tape with songs from his childhood .. and the words ‘Freddie Cesar’ on the front. He still has no idea who the name refers to, but he’s re-crated the songs for his new album, The Ghost of Freddie Cesar. Estelle Clifford’s been listening to the album and joined Jack Tame to share her thoughts.LISTEN ABOVE
The Ghost of Freddie Cesar is Troy Kingi’s fourth installment in his 1O1O1O Series.(10 albums in 10 years in 10 genres). Brought to life by Troy Kingi & the Clutch, this record is Troy’s most personal work to date; one that invites the listener to share his journey as he combs through recollections of his father who disappeared while driving from Rotorua to Auckland at Christmas time in 2005. Despite search efforts and sporadic reports of sightings, there has been no reliable trace of Troy’s biological father.
Long Player: Troy Kingi - 'The Ghost of Freddie Cesar"
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Troy Kingi chats to Jess about his father and the mystery of Freddie Cesar as he shares the story behind his new album, 'The Ghost of Freddie Cesar'. This is the fourth album of his mission to create 10 albums, 10 genres in 10 years. He takes us through several tracks; Shake That Skinny Ass, Is the Honeymoon Gone?, Through My Venetians, First Take Strut, and Nam Must Stay. Thanks to NZ On Air Music!
The man, the myth - the dad from Hunt for the wilder-people: Troy Kingi. An indescribable people talent that people have been trying to box-in for years with titles like: actor, teacher, performer, singer or artist - yet he is soo much more than all of those.Challenging the status quo and doing the impossible are amongst may things that come up in this conversation. We explore his moving about as a child through Rotorua and Te Kaha to becoming a staple of the NZ Music scene and a familiar face on TV and beyond! From his relationship with the oceans to his favourite basketball player - we leave no stone unturned.We also talk of course, about his flagship goal: To complete 10 albums, in 10 different genres within 10 years! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bestsiiide/message
This fulla is one of the most laid back peeps I know, but his work ethic is next to none. With his aim to complete 10 albums in 10 years, in 2020 alone he is on track to completing a total of 4 - which is unheard of. Acclaimed musician, singer, songwriter, husband, pāpā, actor and kapa haka exponent, who else could wear all o' these hats with such swag? None other than the bro, Troy Kingi. In this episode of Say Something, me old mate and I dive deep into his creative process, balancing whānau life while getting the mahi done, and he speaks about each album he's released and the exciting stuff on the horizon.
Viaje 018: España Conejos, carnavales y escafandras estratonáuticas. Sondenadie, El Zurdo y Troy Kingi
¿Sabías que España y Chipre son los países con más bares per capita? Qué el carnaval de Tenerife, en las islas Canarias es el de mayor importancia después del de Brasil o que los españoles son líderes mundiales en donación de órganos? ?Hoy en nuestra visita a España descubriremos la historia de la Tomatina y los famosos encierros de toros en los San Fermines. Como cada episodio presentaremos datos únicos y curiosos de un país así como personajes, inventos importantes y hasta los más diversos récords mundiales. Hoy tenemos a dos grupos espectaculares. El Zurdo y Son de nadie. Además de contar con un artista extra de este último episodio de la temporada.https://elzurdoencrudo.com http://sondenadie.com https://www.troykingi.com/Producción, locución y edición Encarni RemolinaTWITTER @zafhada @El_Mochilazo Despegamos cada lunes y estamos disponibles siempre. Aerolíneas el Mochilazo, agradece su preferencia. Viajes músico culturales. Bandera desde flaticon.es
John Cowan talks to Troy Kingi, a musician-actor of Te Arawa, Nga Puhi and Te Whanau-a-Apanui descent. Troy is best known for his role as TK in Taika Waititi's film Hunt for the Wilderpeople.Raised in Rotorua, Te Kaha and Kerikeri, Troy took to music at a very young age. During his Time at Te Aute College, Troy took a particular interest in the guitar. Since then he has grown to be a master of both electric and acoustic guitars; drums, bass, keys and countless other instruments. It is this musical literacy that allowed him to begin composing his own songs in the early 2000s. Troy also spent time at the Mainz music and audio institute where he honed his musical skills and made more musical contacts. In early 2012, Troy had been spotted by producers of an upcoming New Zealand film Mt Zion. He attended an audition and the director was instantly struck by Troy’s unique personality and musical talent.He enjoys spending time with family, helping youth, sports and recreational diving. Troy currently lives in the Bay of Islands of New Zealand with his wife Huia and soon to be four children.