ASK HER ABOUT styles, and different types of music, and Eska Mtungwazi will simply say, ‘I like noise, I like sound. I am intrigued about how sound is created.’
She finds the materials musicians use, whether they’re singers or instrumentalists, endlessly fascinating. If she is asked to perform a song that doesn't appeal to her at first, she will look for ways to deal with it, try to find a technique that might allow her to discover that melody’s secret. And she feels that being open about musical styles, and open to many approaches to melody, is a vital starting point.