- Gold and gravel
Compelling -- and often deep-rooted South African -- stories characterised this year's festival.
- 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
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
A jazz workshop in Gugulethu has paved the way for youngsters interested in studying music.
- 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
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
The Cape Town International Jazz Festival's free concert brought life to an otherwise tame event.
- 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
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
Challenging times since the end of World Cup fever are seeing companies divorcing themselves from sports sponsorships and moving into the arts.