South African US Blue Note Records signee, Pianist, Composer, Academic and Producer Nduduzo Makhathini has released a music video for Umlotha from his latest album, Modes of Communication: Letters from the Underworld.
Umlotha, translated as ashes for in isiZulu defines the practice done by various African tribes and cultures of cleansing and healing which represents spiritual rebirth. The thought-provoking video depicts a man who is detached from his past and searching his way back home while entering into dreams that show him the journey ahead. His journey is one that depicts preparation, invocation, healing and rebirth.
Watch the video here