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Dene Theron : 1000 Cups of Tea Dbi Young : 333 JamMecca : Alive Gito Baloi : Beyond Meri Kenaz : Branches Derek Gripper - Cassette Locale : Cassette Locale: After Masanobu Fukuoka The Lancaster Band : comic strip heroes The Lancaster Band : Comic Strip Heroes re-worked+ Gary Thomas - Mastering Project : Contraption Distoria - Mastering Retro Dizzy : Creatures of the Black Desert Meri Kenaz : Deeper Pierre Opperman : Diary DJ Mzakes : E Knysna Volume 1 The Lancaster Band : Eden Sessions Steve Newman : flavour Guy Buttery : Fox Hill Lane Tristan Waterkeyn : Hay Day Nate Maingard : Home Simba Saini - Mastering Project : Huruyadzo Nibs van der Spuy and Guy Buttery : In The Shade Of The Wild Fig Wendy Oldfield : In The Womb David Kantey : LifeTides Guy Buttery : Live in KwaZulu Brian Finch : Living for Yesterday The Sound of Wood : Made By The Forest Meri Kenaz : Meri Kenaz Nibs van der Spuy : Morning Star Dan Patlansky : Move My Soul - Next Music Dan Patlansky : Move My Soul - Peace of Eden General Man : Okudya Zake Derek Gripper - One Night on Earth : One Night On Earth Brian Finch : Out of The Blue Cal Motto-Ros - Out of Town : Out of Town Pierre Opperman : Pierre Opperman Rudolph de Wet : Plat Aarde John Ellis : Protest Songs Welland Cowley : Quarter to Eleven Andrew James and the Steady Tiger : Red in Tooth and Claw Jeremy Crutchley : Release John Ellis : Rural Nagual : Shamanarchy silapha : Silapha Wendy Oldfield : Singalong Kidz Wendy Oldfield : Supernova Sunday Punchers - mastering project : Tales from the South Shore Madzishe : Tangai Mafunga - Mastering Campervan Collective - Mastering Project : The Campervan Collective Brian Finch : The Classic Wendy Oldfield : The Collection Brent Kozak : The Rice Paddy Tour Derek Gripper - The Sound of Water : The Sound of Water Guy Buttery : To Disappear in Place Offshore : too many names Southern Anomaly - Mastering Project : Tumbling Times Sarab Deva : Uplifting Mantras for You Home Grown Music : Vol. ONE Home Grown Music : Vol. TWO Vuvu : Vuvu - Get up and go Dan Patlansky : Wooden Thoughts Red Tape Riot : work in progress Rudolph de Wet : X13 Retro Dizzy : Youth is like a Loaded Gun


Derek Gripper ranks highly amongst South African music artists. He is a groundbreaking guitarist and his music draws on a wealth of original compositions, as well as transcriptions of works by Brazilian composer Egberto Gismonti, kora virtuoso Toumani Diabaté, Malian guitarist Ali Farke Touré, Xhosa bow player Madosini , as well as music composed with his long-time musical partner Alex van Heerden. 

To date Derek has released eight CDs, as well as a special edition vinyl record released in Germany in 2009. He has collaborated with a wide range of musicians from different musical backgrounds, from Cape Jazz trumpeter Alex van Heerden, Xhosa bow player Madosini, to classical Indian tabla player Udai Mazumdar. His compositions have appeared in film, television and radio and he has toured extensively in Europe and South Africa, performing solo and collaborative concerts in Holland, Denmark, the U.K. and Ireland, Sweden, Germany, Switzerland, Brazil, India, Namibia, and all over South Africa.

In 2010 Derek started New Cape Records, a music label dedicated to releasing the best of Cape music. Notable releases include … — Read more »

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