Jann Kose to pay musical tribute to the late Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Thousands of TutuDesks were handed out to students in need.
Johannesburg, South Africa: Jann Kose is releasing a new music video, “Never Fall” as a tribute to the legacy of the late Archbishop Desmond Tutu and the TutuDesk Campaign. The music video’s documentary feel covers Jann’s multiple visits to Mpumalanga Province near Johannesburg, South Africa during the making of his recent solo album, 'In Tandem'. Thousands of TutuDesks were handed out to students in need. Footage shows performances of the kids dancing, singing and playing and Jann singing and performing for them in return. Says Jann: “Never Fall imagines a world of connection, sharing and support. The kids sang along with me at the end of the song and performed for us in return. All captured here in this short music video.” While Jann never met the Archbishop, he “felt his reverberations while working with his daughter Thandeka Tutu-Gxashe and her team".
Globally recognized, and in partnership with the United Nations Special Envoy for Education, the Tutudesk provides the answer to the classroom desk shortage crisis experienced in schools in developing countries.
'Never Fall is the fourth single release off Jann Klose’s 'In Tandem' album, released by Gallo Record Company. Previous singles, 'Pour the Champagne' featuring Karen Zoid have enjoyed continuous airplay in Southern Africa, reaching some 26 million listeners and charting in the Top 20 on Jacaranda FM.
Jann’s latest singles 'Love You the Most' and 'Pilot Light' from his upcoming seventh studio album 'Surrender' (due later this year) have placed on Top 40 radio in the United States and garnered millions of views on YouTube.