Since starting her career as a full time musician in 2011, Ann has mostly been based in Cape Town, South-Africa. In 2015 after the launch of the full band album Ann relocated to Berlin where she spent 2 years performing in 17 counties across Europe. She was constantly touring, busking in the streets and subways, performing at festivals and theaters, house shows and clubs.
The much anticipated 2nd album “KICKING SAWDUST” launched in Cape Town, South-Africa in March 2015, with a more powerful sound than ever before. On this album Ann is joined by a 9 piece band on different instruments including Trumpet, Cello, Banjo, Saxophone, Accordion, dirty gypsy electric guitar and many more. It features some of South Africa’s finest talent and has featured on many Music Review Platforms such as ‘Kulula Inflight Magazine’, ‘Kfm Radio’s Artist of the Week’, ‘ Texx and the City Album Review’, ‘Wat Kyk Jy’, ‘European Music Bloggers Forum” and many more.
With a Dark Folk, Gypsy-SKA undertone, Ann’s passion for experimenting has driven her to many different recipes for great entertainment.
1 year, 17 countries and 2 brutal tours later, Ann Jangle joined the bill at Afrika Tage Festival, Vienna, Austria where she opened for Nneka, the powerful female Reggae Dub artist from Nigeria.
Longing for home, warmer climate, and a deep desire to make a difference in the world, Ann returned to South-Africa and back to studio to record her 1st SOLO album “AFRICAN DREAM PARADE” with a dreamier, African influenced sound, mixed with beautiful chant-like harmonies, driving bass lines and percussion, to take with her on the road as she embarked on her biggest tour yet.
Kind Words form Others
you will see, furiously strumming at her guitar and singing in a wild, deep voice”
with big, bold sounds and a rich variety of styles and genres, something they have pulled off to an
come rain or shine. Her lyrics are quite shocking at times and pierces through the bullshit of today’s
personas people hide behind. I’m excited to be witnessing her growth”
AFRICAN DREAM PARADE
Ann Jangle together with sound guy & close friend Mike Hunter, travels around 23000 km across South Africa, playing over 100 gigs, raising over 3 tons of Dog and Cat food for organizations in the area of her music performance. She then performed her last show in Mozambique’s STRAB festival before cycling alone from Ramotswa Border Post of South Africa / Botswana to raise awareness for endangered wildlife & uplift communities through music. She arrived in Kenya 7 months later, after performing to hundreds of children across Africa. Once she arrived in Kilif, Kenya, she was welcomed in by Distant Relatives Eco Lodge and performed at the Kilifi New Years Festival called Beneath the Baobabs 2020.
*Ann learned how to change a bicycle tyre a week before embarking on a solo cycle across 6 African countries. If she could do it, anyone can. You just have to believe in yourself. Ann Jangle arrived back in Cape Town in February 2020 and launched her new musical movement and performances called “CONSCIOUS CONCERTS ”. Due to Covid and its devastating effects on the music industry, among many other industries, Ann embarked on yet another epic journey across Africa. This time in a vehicle together with partner, Dj Space Cowboy and their two dogs, Kevin and Kevin relocating their lives to Kenya to indulge in the East African flavored music scene. With an endless supply of adventure and inspiration, Ann Jangle collaborated with local Namibian legend, Sagarias Tsam, to bring you her latest EP “Into The Desert” consisting of 4 tracks. The remake of the 2015 hit ‘Oh Mi Madre’ and 1 track from her latest solo album “African Dream Parade”, ‘Heavier Than Lead’ as well 2 brand new tracks Ann Jangle wrote while cycling across Africa, ‘Free To Run’ & ‘Soul Riding’. Thanks to JUST MUSIC SOUTH AFRICA & MONGREL RECORDS music videos and live music videos of these songs can now be viewed on Youtube.