• 5 Best African albums with Afro-Cuban Roots to own

    By Motlagae Konyana The evolution of Latin jazz over the years interlinks with the changes of jazz including a wide range of sounds and styles from normal song structures to mixes and fusions. Latin musicians become popular and indemand some either joined existing bands or formed bands of their o...

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  • Jazz on Screen

    Anita O’Day: The Life of a Jazz Singer A tribute to jazz diva Anita O’Day, completed just weeks before her death in November 2006. Source: IMDb – Click here for more           Calle 54 A film featuring performances of several stars of the Latin Jazz musi...

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  • Jazz Documentaries

    Jazz Legends in Their Own Words  A journey into the BBC archives unearthing glorious performances and candid interviews from the golden age of jazz. Featuring some of the greatest names in American music, including the godfather of New Orleans jazz Louis Armstrong, the King of Swing Count Basie, ...

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  • Jazz on Film: Drum

    Drum, the 2004 film was set in Sophiatown, a rare melting pot during the Apartheid era in the 1950’s. This was the one of the first areas where liberal white people and black people could and would interact socially; and what defined that age beyond Apartheid was the jazz music. Capturing t...

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