Cape Town International Jazz Festival

Cape Town International Jazz Festival

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Gold and gravel
Gold and gravel
Compelling -- and often deep-rooted South African -- stories characterised this year's festival.
Jazz speaks to the soul of China
Jazz speaks to the soul of China
Jazz pianist Xia Jia closes the gap between the jazz music made by Chinese musicians and by musicians from other countries.
Bra Hugh blows in at 73
Bra Hugh blows in at 73
It has been a huge week for Hugh Masekela. Not only did he celebrate his 73rd birthday, but he also launched a new album and a record label.
Breathing jazz in Gugulethu
Breathing jazz in Gugulethu
A jazz workshop in Gugulethu has paved the way for youngsters interested in studying music.
Lauryn Hill: Killing them softly
Lauryn Hill: Killing them softly
It seems that US singer Lauryn Hill failed to live up to the hype last night at the Cape Town International Jazz Festival.
On the other side
On the other side
Nadine Theron discovered a different audience at the CTIJF's free community concert: the people who call Greenmarket Square home.
Dave Koz plays The Dance
Dave Koz plays The Dance
The Cape Town International Jazz Festival's free concert brought life to an otherwise tame event.
Where has all the music gone?
Where has all the music gone?
International festivals aren't the only music in Cape Town. In Gugulethu, a trade union is leading efforts to keep community sounds alive.
School of hard knocks puts young musos on the right path
School of hard knocks puts young musos on the right path
A group of talented young musicians is learning that the music industry is more about hard work than glamour and glitz. And they love it.
The smart money is on festivals
The smart money is on festivals
Challenging times since the end of World Cup fever are seeing companies divorcing themselves from sports sponsorships and moving into the arts.

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