South African jazz musician Thandi Ntuli draws on her roots in
a deep new offering
A perspective on the nuance of creation by pianist, composer and singer Thandi Ntuli, who through her lineage traversed from exile to integration to produce this work
Nduduzo Makhathini’s release of his 10th studio album, In The Spirit of Ntu, is part of the ever evolving sound that is South African jazz. But what is the sound of the genre’s reinvention by the new generation of musicians — and is it still jazz?
A slew of new releases and ideas about jazz emerge as artists beat the Covid-19 blues
In 1998, Sibongile Khumalo and other musicians recorded an odyssey through SA’s musical landscape. Decades later, it helped Thandi Ntuli find her way to self
The collaborative album Indaba Is, facilitated by Siyabonga Mthembu and Thandi Ntuli, is greater than the sum of its parts
The recently released Live at Jazzwerkstatt album finds pianist and composer Thandi Ntuli rearranging her material for a live, large ensemble performance. Here, she meditates on her favourite live albums over the years
Thandi Ntuli’s new album, ‘Live at Jazzwerkstatt’, is a radiant turn, with dark a darker meta-narrative
“We need to start articulating our utopias, articulating what needs to be burned and what needs to be saved.” — Shabaka Hutchings
The musician’s debut album, ‘Indlel’eyekhaya’, defies genres in its blend of jazz, gospel and R&B
In between working on Friday copy, this is what the team reads, listens to and watches.
Jazz musician Thandi Ntuli’s latest offering brings together the broken parts of the South African psyche and makes them beautiful
The conceptual framework of Denderah Rising, is one where the recipients of the music form part of a reciprocal circle of embrace.
Jazz pianist Thandi Ntuli’s anticipated album finds her referencing touch points in spiritual jazz
Packed with seasoned jazz musicians and great sets, the event deserved an equally packed audience
On its fourth birthday the Afrikan freedom Station remains at the heart of Joburg’s arts and jazz scene.
Three well-known jazz players want to change the way their gender is viewed in the industry and a new soapie on Mzansi Magic is giving them the break.