• Jazzuary Art Exhibition – ‘Considering Genius’ – Artists’ Interviews

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  • Jazz and Activism

    Jazz, like many good things in the world, was created by black people. Like the blues and rock n’ roll, it is music that was born from a need to express oneself and document thoughts and feelings about spaces in time. Music, which became an old African tradition of archiving and passing on histor...

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  • A History of District Six

    Background In 1838, the release of slaves resulted in a group of 'free blacks' in need of housing in Cape Town, however earning minimum wage meant they did not have many options. Seeing an opportunity to make money, former slave owners developed low-end housing, which was rented out by the room. ...

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  • Africa’s Well-Known Activists

    Name: Hugh Masekela Born: April 4, 1939 Country: South Africa Instrumentation: Trumpet, flugelhorn, trombone cornet, vocals One cannot speak of Jazzuary and not wax lyrical about the legend that is Hugh Masekela. From when he received his trumpet at age 14, Masekela has not looked back. Today he ...

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