Stax (5)

Stax (5)

Durban the group STAX was formed in 1983.The band was led by teacher and song writer, Qunta Mbele who held a BA degree in music from the University of Zululand.
Other members were the late Mandla Masuku (sax), Bongani Nkwanyana (bass guitar) and Zweli Mhlongo (drums).
After backing Daphney Hlomuka , they signed a six-month contract to perform at Umlazi's Executive Hotel where they had the opportunity to back top acts like Mara Louw. The Afro-fusion group that was inspired by the band Sakhile won a number of contests and subsequently joined CCP Records in Johannesburg. In 1985 they released their album on CCP's Flame label,
produced by Tom Vuma and Selwyn Shandel. It Featured the hit " Nothing For Mahala "


Stax (5) Discography Tracks


CCP (L) 1061 Stax (5) / CC Beat Stax (5) / CC Beat - Nothing For Mahala / Mapantsula(LP) EMI CCP (L) 1061 Kenya 1985 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

12 FLAME (C) 102 Stax (5) Nothing For Mahala(12", Maxi) Flame (13) 12 FLAME (C) 102 South Africa 1985 Sell This Version
Stax (5) Smile (EP) Flame (13) South Africa 1986 Sell This Version
12 FLAME (C) 104 Stax (5) Smile(12", Promo) Flame (13) 12 FLAME (C) 104 South Africa 1986 Sell This Version

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