With a stunning array of Pacific musical talent lined up, we went behind the scenes of Soul Sessions, the new Pasifika series showcasing the best Gospel artists from our communities.
Soul Sessions is a web series which New Zealand's Pacific gospel music scene. Episode 1 features the iconic Indira Stewart - award-winning journalist, NZ Idol runner-up and gospel music artist.
The Auckland Gospel Choir has been a stalwart in the New Zealand music scene for over 20 years. Choir Director Seumanu Simon Matāfai and members of the group join host Sara-Jane to hanuju (share stories) and sing together in this week's episode of Soul Sessions.Soul Sessions new episodes out every Sunday at 7pm on tpplus.co.nz: https://tpplus.co.nz/category/soul-sessions-season-one/
Samoan/Palagi artist Marley Sola first came to the spotlight on TV show X-Factor with his boy band Moorhouse. Since then he's gone on to have a successful solo career where he writes, records, produces and mixes all his own music.On this week's episode of Soul Sessions, Marley shares stories about his upbringing in Christchurch and his music and faith, and performs a powerful gospel duet with host Sara-Jane.