Concord Nkabinde (South Africa), received the prestigious Standard Bank Young Artist Award for Jazz in 2006. Nkabinde began his pursuit of music as a kid in his hometown of Soweto. Later he completed his Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz Studied and worked as a full-time music teacher. It was performing live as a Bass Guitarist that led him to working with South Africa's top musicians such as Johnny Clegg, Abdullah Ibrahim, Gloria Bosman, Danny K, Miriam Makeba, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Joyous Celebration, Sibongile Khumalo, Theuns Jordaan & many more. Today Nkabinde is a well-travelled, well respected and an accomplished musician as a Bass Guitarist, Musical Director, Composer and Arranger, who runs his own record label, Drocnoc Music through which he has commercially released 2 CDs & a live DVD which was nominated for a South African Music Award in 2012.
Concord Nkabinde also sits on the POSA (Performers Organization of South Africa) Board as well as the Executive Committee of CASA (Composers Association of South Africa).