Thabo MokgothoAtlanta Recording Connection

Major: Audio Recording

Born November 29 1977 in Johannesburg South Africa. Grow up in small village called Tshelammake formally known as Witfontein in Limpopo Province North of South Africa.

After my school studies I went back to Johannesburg went I studied Music ( Theory of Music, Aural, History of Music and Piano Practice ) at Manu Technical College in Dobsonville Soweto. I was also part of the college band and went on to win Arts Alive auditions in 2001.

2002 I went to join The South African Roadies Association ( SARA ) and trained in Live Audio, Event Production, Backline Tech, Lighting and Stage Managing. At SARA we were given opportunity to go on work experiences, work at World Summit, Rand Shows, South African Music Awards, 50cents, Usher, Joy of Jazz and Arts Alive. I worked at Kippies Jazz Club as House Engineer.

2005 SARA send me to US to tour with The Universoul Circus as Audio Tech. After the tour I came to Atlanta and join the Local Union IATSE Local 927 as a Stagehand, work at The Fox Theatre, Cobb Energy Center and Civic Center. I also a member of Movie Union Local 479 as a Rigging Electrician and Rigging Grip. 

Sometime I am Hugh Masekela, Habib Koite and Bamako Band Engineer. I am also involve in Production Department at Northside United Church.