Pops Mohammed explores indigenous instruments on Masterclass

Using a perfect combination of traditional and modern forms of music, Pops Mohammed has cemented himself as an international jazz musician.

His new album features sounds from the Kalahari Desert, which was recorded over three days on the back of a van.

702's Azania Mosaka spoke to him regarding his years of using indigenous African instruments to create unique sounds on today's version of Masterclass.

He grew up being inspired by legendary musicians, Abdullah Ibrahim and Zakes Nkosi, in the hopes of one day entertaining across international stages.

Listen to the full interview below:

I used to love listening to pure undiluted indigenous music... That's when I started doing my own research on indigenous music in 1976.

Pops Mohammed, jazz instrumentalist
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