Zambian born, London educated, Paris trained, jazz and soul singer, Major Zulu brings a flavour of Nu-jazz with an international flair.
In 2021 Major Zulu released singles ‘Tryin Times’ ‘and ‘Broken' from her forthcoming EP to rave reviews. ‘Tryin Times' was originally written by Donny Hathaway and Leroy Hut- son and first released by Roberta Flack in 1969. Major Zulu released it as an ode to her father who was an activist for democracy in Zambia.’
Major Zulu’s second single ’Broken’ was written as a result of a painful break up in the City of Love(Paris). Major Zulu co-wrote and produced the beautifully crafted songs with Sydney based Producer A.Morrison.
Live audiences love Zulu's earthy vocal tones and artful storytelling. In November 2021 Zulu sold out Sydney performances including a headline show at the Sydney International Women’s Jazz Festival at Foundry 616. In early 2022, Major Zulu performed the ‘Matisse and Jazz’ concert to a sold-out crowd at the Art Gallery of NSW.
Zulu has appeared on the same stage and festivals as Norah Jones, Amy Winehouse James Morrison (jazz), Paolo Nutini, and Earth Wind and Fire to name a few’ She has been featured in a movie ‘Jamais Contente’ by French Director Emelie Deleuze, playing the role of a gospel singer. Major Zulu has previously lent her voice to Grammy award winning band ‘Basement Jaxx’ on track ‘Everybody.
Major Zulu ’s EP ‘The DIY Project Called Life’ is out now. Each track on the EP is a journey of self discovery through music and travel.