Cape Town International Jazz Festival

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Cape Town International Jazz Festival

We bring you the latest from South Africa's most prestigious jazz festival.

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Gold and gravel

Compelling -- and often deep-rooted South African -- stories characterised this year's festival.

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.

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.

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.