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Review: ‘A New Country’ portrays the lingering aftertaste of a bittersweet freedom

Taking its cues from the dimming of the hope suggested by rainbowism, ‘A New Country’ attempts to articulate the depths of betrayal South Africans feel

Review: Thandi Ntuli’s double consciousness on ‘Live at Jazzwerkstatt’

Thandi Ntuli’s new album, ‘Live at Jazzwerkstatt’, is a radiant turn, with dark a darker meta-narrative

Shane Cooper’s infinite paths through rhythm

Shane Cooper's approach to music and formation of Mabura has been coloured by his involvement with several groups (David Harrison)

Mabuta prepare another kind of jazz for a global stage

The title of Mabuta’s debut album, Welcome to This World, has always seemed like a clear invitation to enter a dream state. (Isabel Janssen)

Ndabo Zulu hails the queen

While trumpeter Ndabo Zulu was studying at the Norwegian Academy of Music (from 2017 to 2019) and building on the idea that would become...

Moleshe answers ‘Final Call’

The jazz musician has always been a visionary and a team player. He is now launching his solo debut

Cooper traverses dreams with new band, Mabuta

"Expressing his exhaustion with reinterpretations and enactments of American jazz culture, Mabuta merges the old with the new"

​Strong musical chemistry unites Skyjack’s kindred spirits from different backgrounds

The new musical offering from Skyjack seamlessly weaves individual talents together.

Jazz supergroup lights up the scene

Kesivan and the Lights’ ­new ­album is a ­signature ­moment in the history of South African jazz.

Kyle Shepherd trio brews a musical storm

Following Kyle Shepherd winning the Standard Bank Young Artist of the Year, his performance with his band showed off his unwavering talent.

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