• There’s jazz and then there’s Miles Davis’ “Birth of the cool”

    By: Natasha Archary   Any jazz enthusiast will have come across the name Miles Davis in the archives of jazz history at some point. If you haven’t yet, rocks aren’t really that comfortable you know. He’s only the pioneer of jazz. Decades later, his album “Birth of the Cool” is still the most talk...

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  • [WATCH] Vuma Ian Levin presenting a Jazzuary Masterclass


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  • Dances that were birthed from jazz – #Jazzuary2019

    By: Natasha Archary   If you’ve watched any of those reality talent shows, you’d be familiar with the different forms of dance and music genres that jazz influenced over the years. Shows like “So you think you can dance,” “America’s got talent”, and their worldly spin-offs have been a platfo...

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  • Cool Jazz album art

    By Nomali Cele For many years, the joy of music was both in listening to it and holding the physical copy in your hands. Jazz is no different. From vinyl of the 1950s to cassettes and CDs later as things began to change; holding a jazz album in your hands gives you a chance to […]

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  • The impact of jazz on American culture – #RebirthOfCool Jazzuary 2019

    By: Natasha Archary     One of the most difficult genres of music to describe, would have to be jazz. Evoking deep emotion, passion and feeling, the soulful sounds of jazz – The Rebirth Of Cool takes over Kaya FM, this Jazzuary.   Jazz remains one of the most highly ranked genres of music wo...

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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.