Jazz music

 
[Video]Who was Bra Hugh
[Video]Who was Bra Hugh
We remember Hugh Masekela with some testimonies from his loved ones.
Zoë Modiga and the sacred art of Yellow
Zoë Modiga and the sacred art of Yellow
It’s Sunday mornings.
Kamasi heeds the call of an epic time
Kamasi heeds the call of an epic time
“We have been playing for audiences that are not necessarily traditional jazz audiences,” says tenor saxophonist Kamasi Washington, by phone...
[Podcast]Instinctive travels through South African jazz
[Podcast]Instinctive travels through South African jazz
Kwanele Sosibo sits with author Percy Mabandu and promoter Steve 'Kwena' Mokwena to discuss the key stones of South African Jazz.
​Strong musical chemistry unites Skyjack’s kindred spirits from different backgrounds
​Strong musical chemistry unites Skyjack’s kindred spirits from different backgrounds
A skyjack is a crane-like aerial lifter used to elevate or lower people. “That has no connection to our band name though; there’s no deeper...
Shabaka and the Ancestors' music pays homage to the past, whilst looking ahead
Shabaka and the Ancestors' music pays homage to the past, whilst looking ahead
He wena MzwandileNguwe olidlozi lekhaya lamiWasiqinisa thina bo ebuhlungwiniNgiyabonga Mzwandile
US-born singer Somi finds peace in Africa
US-born singer Somi finds peace in Africa
"I love the love of music that has always been here in South Africa. As someone who is primarily categorised as a jazz artist, knowing that there is...
Nice guys in electro folk indie music simply fade away
Nice guys in electro folk indie music simply fade away
The Durban-based singer/guitarist Majozi returns with his second album "Mountains", and if you think the breezy cover image and title should have an...
‘It’s really, really great being Maceo Parker’
‘It’s really, really great being Maceo Parker’
For legendary saxophonist Maceo Parker (72) at least two-thirds of the year is like Christmas. The former James Brown sideman, prominent soloist...
Sweet fruits of a Swiss-SA jazz romance
Sweet fruits of a Swiss-SA jazz romance
When South African jazz needed a strong arm of support and acceptance, the Swiss jazz fraternity was there. This was the early 1960s and the...
Good vibes and jazz for the spirit
Good vibes and jazz for the spirit
Album of the yearTumi Mogorosi – Project Elo
The broken miracle of Marabastad
The broken miracle of Marabastad
“I got attracted to this colourful place and vowed that one day I would return to run my own business, and I did”

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