A South African Won a Grammy Award Last Night

Ricky Kej and Wouter Kellerman of Winds of Samsara pose in the press room with the award for best new age album at the 57th annual Grammy Awards. (AP Photos)

Ricky Kej and Wouter Kellerman of Winds of Samsara pose in the press room with the award for best new age album at the 57th annual Grammy Awards. (AP Photos)

Cape Town – South African flute player, Wouter Kellerman, won the Grammy for best new age album on Sunday night.

Proudly representing South Africa, the musician recorded the winning album, Winds of Samsara with Indian composer Ricky Kej, which was inspired by Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela.

Speaking to Eye Witness News, Kellerman said: “It will just help us to be given more opportunity to do what I love.

“The message is of peace, love and tolerance about Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi that’s the message we were trying to communicate with this album.”

EWN went on to report Winds of Samsara reached No 1 on the US New Age Album Billboard Charts in July last year.

Source: Channel24.co.za

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