• Q & A with Jazz artist Thandi Ntuli

    By Motlagae Konyana   With Jazzuary 2019, Kaya FM is celebrating the Rebirth of Jazz –what makes Jazz cool, what does the the Rebirth of Jazz mean to you? I think life is a series of deaths and rebirths so to speak and in the same way I think “Jazz” or what we have come […]

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  • The Rebirth of Cool: What makes Jazz cool

    By Motlagae Konyana Jazz is musical genre that was discovered 100 years ago in New Orleans by African American communities. Another popular theory regarding the origin of Jazz is that it evolved from the oppressed black communities in America with plenty of vulgar notably by the word Jazz itself....

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  • Rebirth of Jazz: Incredible Live Jazz clubs in South Africa

    By Motlagae Konyana Jazz is not reserved for the dark, dodgy and smokey basements as it was in the early 50s; Jazz is now a part of a huge form cultural expression.   Jazz connoisseurs and enthusiasts have succeeded in turning Jazz into a culture and a way of life. It influences the way they talk...

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KAYA FM reflects the lives of the predominantly black, urban listener between the ages 25 – 49 living in Gauteng. The station broadcasts both music and talk. KAYA FM 95.9 broadcasts in English on the FM frequency signal 95 (Dot) 9, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The current listenership stands at 462 000 per average day and 841 000 per average 7 days. The music format offers a diverse and soulful mix of adult contemporary music to smoother sounds like R&B, World Music and Soul and Jazz. Visit www.kayafm.co.za for more.