The frontman of award-winning UK jazz band Sons of Kemet is in SA to play & record with touted jazz artists. He caught up with the Mail & Guardian.
Fred Wesley played trombone for the godfather of soul but his first love has always been jazz.
Executive producer of Joy of Jazz Peter Tladi talks about the young fresh talent at the festival and the improvements they've made to the festival.
Presenting science in a more relaxed and informal environment than the usual academic setting.
Brand new to the music scene in the City of Gold, Kamili’s jazzy, soulful sound is garnering a steady following. They chat to us about their music.
Guitarist Vuma Levin's music draws on various philosophies and genres that result in a lean, decisive sound.
A 'popular' funeral turned out to be led by a great dancer.
Tumi Mogorosi's album, Project Elo, brings together the eloquent sounds of accomplished jazz musicians and opera singers.
Jazz singer Nomfundo Xaluva has won the 2014 Arts and Culture Trust ImpACT Award for Young Professionals in the music and singing category.
The international event shone the spotlight on the extraordinary impact the country’s musicians - past and present - have had on the genre.
There are no solos in the Maji Maji album, as one would expect from a jazz album. The album is then perhaps an unconscious rebellion.
NY Arts is bringing live jazz events to South Africa's townships to give residents the opportunity to enjoy experiences usually reserved for the city.
This year’s Arts Alive programme has a strong focus on theatre and reinforces the important role art plays in improving the quality of lives.
Musicians Jonas Gwangwa, Roy Hargrove, Christian Scott and more are set to perform at this year's Joy of Jazz at the Sandton Convention Centre.
Young musicians from South Africa and abroad are set to up the ante with exciting new vibes at the Cape Town International Jazz Festival.
New live jazz club and bistro The Orbit hopes to position Johannesburg as the jazz capital of Africa.
Carlo Mbombelli, a jazz enthusiast and lecturer. If he's not busy teaching, he can be found on stage and in studio.
The Standard Bank Joy of Jazz has announced Grammy Award-winners Gregory Porter and Roy Hargrove as part of its line-up this year.
Hugh Masekela gets real about knowing your roots, struggle songs, and writing some of his greatest hits.