Blowing My Own Trumpet is a family affair. The group is led by South African trumpeter, singer and songwriter Claude Lamon along with his daughter, singer and keyboardist Josephine Lamon. The Lamon’s are joined by Neal Jolly (bass, whistle, vocals) and Mattie James (guitar, vocals). The band made its debut in 2018 with the five song EP “Dreams.” On October 2, 2020 they released their follow-up, the full length LP “Umsindo.”
The ‘Blowing My Own Trumpet’ sound mixes genres from across the globe. The combine traditional folk music from Southwest Africa with elements of Pop, Jazz and Latin grooves. Their unique ensemble of piano, trumpet, guitar, bass and minimalist percussion takes us on a melodic journey. The sound is an intimate and personal trek through Africa and to points beyond.