Kevin Nathaniel


A visionary musician who, with voice and ancient Afrikan instruments, channels sound as a universal healing force. Together, breathing rhythms to the beat of our synchronized hearts, Kevin Nathaniel resonates songs of unity and the “big picture” of love in the grooviest ways possible! A long-time devotee of mbira, kalimba, polyphonic circle singing, drum, dance, meditation, and yoga; a world-traveled music healer sharing the musical medicine of the ancient, the now, and the beyond, Kevin Nathaniel brings a fresh, deep experience of the beauty of sound.

Kevin Nathaniel’s music is an invitation for all to come together, to share in song, laughter, positivity, movement, prayer, and breath.

He tours solo and/or with ensemble depending on event, performing in major concert halls, festivals, music clubs, ceremonies, etc. He often plays in the shamanic healing world as many experience mystical, spiritual, and healing vibrations in the music he shares. He also conducts music workshops/playshops for polyphonic circle singing, breath rhythms, body music and movement, mbira, kalimba, rattle percussion, and instrument playing or building.


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Upcoming Shows


27 Jun 2017 NYC, NY — The Bernie Wohl Auditorium
07 Jul 2017 NYC, NY — TBA

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Past Releases

Mbira Sanctuary
Mbira Magical

Bands & more music

To book any of these bands, please email kevinmbira@hotmail.com

Kaleidhaphonic
Spirit Ensemble
Heritage O.P.
Heritage O.P.
Bright Sayings

Kevin Nathaniel and Hasan Bakr – music project from 1988

Village Meditations

Kevin Nathaniel and Atiba Kwabena – from 6 years ago

African Voices

African Voices (Narada 1996)

The Peace Now Dept

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Afrika meets India

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Afro Roots Tuesdays

Afro Roots Tuesdays is a music series that features great live music every other Tuesday night. Afro Roots acknowledges this common thread of all of humanity. In a sense we are saying “human roots”. We have a strong commitment to artistry, to life, to culture, to dancing, to community, and to healing. We have a strong commitment to keeping culture alive and available to all, regardless of income.

The series is in its in fourth year of amazing concerts and due to the rising expense of maintaining the series, we are now at the crucial point of having to go to our community and ask for their kind support in the form of community sponsors who “keep the roof” on Afro Roots Tuesdays so we can keep movin’ and groovin’.

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