Author: Trinisha

no responses. December 30, 2016 Trinisha

Best of Kaya Live and Unplugged


Best of Kaya Live and Unplugged Read

no responses. December 30, 2016 Trinisha

Writer Mohale Mashigo shares how Jazz scored her family’s holidays


Writer Mohale Mashigo shares how Jazz scored her family’s holidays

By Mohale Mashigo The record library was huge by my eight-year-old standards; my father’s job was to receive music from record labels, he would then catalogue […]

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no responses. December 30, 2016 Trinisha

A jazz classic that inspired poetry


A jazz classic that inspired poetry

In 1965, US jazz saxophonist and bandleader John Coltrane released A Love Supreme, which was considered his best work and has since lived up to that […]

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no responses. December 28, 2016 Trinisha

Artists Jazz Forgot


Artists Jazz Forgot

What happens to a dream deferred?  Does it dry up Like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like a sore— And then run? Does it […]

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no responses. December 28, 2016 Trinisha

Meet Benjamin Jephta – Standard Bank Young Artist of the Year 2017 (Jazz)


Meet Benjamin Jephta – Standard Bank Young Artist of the Year 2017 (Jazz)

Standard Bank recently announced their 2017 Young Artist winners in the categories of music, dance, performance art, visual art, theatre and jazz. These awards are given […]

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no responses. December 28, 2016 Trinisha

Welcome to Jazzuary 2017


Welcome to Jazzuary 2017

We have ushered in a new year, and with it, another round of Jazzuary. Over the years, the month-long commemoration of jazz that we dubbed Jazzuary […]

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no responses. December 7, 2016 Trinisha

Jazz in 2016


Jazz in 2016

By Nomali Cele Looking at situations in a retrospective manner – from the rear view of life’s mirror, so to speak – can be bittersweet in […]

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no responses. August 8, 2016 Trinisha

Celebrating Contemporary Jazz Women


Celebrating Contemporary Jazz Women

By Nomali Cele The Jazz Woman is a powerhouse. She does not shrink or shy away. Her art and stories blend into her instrument of choice […]

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no responses. June 7, 2016 Trinisha

Honouring Our Jazz Legends: Ndikho Xaba


Honouring Our Jazz Legends: Ndikho Xaba

By Nomali Cele When the Encounters Film Festival opens Thursday 2nd June 2016 it will bring to the public a documentary about the jazz legend Ndikho […]

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no responses. June 3, 2016 Trinisha

Beautiful and Historic South African Jazz Album Art


Beautiful and Historic South African Jazz Album Art

By Nomali Cele Today, we are inviting you to judge the book by its cover. In this case, of course, we are speaking about the great […]

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