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Julian Jonker

Julian Jonker

    The Cape Carnival connection
    The Cape Carnival connection
    For summer tourists eager for spectacular views, nothing beats the bus route that travels south from Cape Town's most famous landmark all the way...
    Sommer goema
    Sommer goema
    Jazz is jazz. You can talk about serious jazz: it's an American music. You get traditional jazz, you get Dixieland jazz, you get West Coast jazz,...
    Jazz roots and routes
    Jazz roots and routes
    The past year has been a captivating one for those interested in the memory of South African jazz and its golden era. Literary and celluloid...
    City love songs
    City love songs
    The story of the rebirth of goema is the story of Mac Mackenzie and the three record labels it has taken to contain his most recent offering....
    The new jazz agenda
    The new jazz agenda
    Last weekend Cape Town hosted its fifth North Sea Jazz Festival: as usual, an exciting, edifying, but often downright frustrating experience....
    Bring on the battle
    Bring on the battle
    The end of South African Music Week last weekend marked an important date on the hip-hop calendar, with followers of the urban art form converging...
    Avant goema
    Avant goema
    It is a fragile, seductive recording that captures the conviction that one would ask of a contemporary classical music born of the South African...