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no responses. December 28, 2015 Trinisha

Jazz Poetry – ‘Woman, I got the Blues’ by Yusef Komunyakaa


Jazz Poetry – ‘Woman, I got the Blues’ by Yusef Komunyakaa

Woman, I Got the Blues I’m sporting a floppy existential sky-blue hat when we meet in the Museum of Modern Art. Later, we hold each other […]

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no responses. December 28, 2015 Trinisha

Jazz Poetry – ‘Jazz Fantasia’ by Carl Sandburg


Jazz Poetry – ‘Jazz Fantasia’ by Carl Sandburg

Jazz Fantasia Drum on your drums, batter on your banjoes, sob on the long cool winding saxophones. Go to it, O jazzmen. Sling your knuckles on […]

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no responses. December 28, 2015 Trinisha

Jazz Poetry – ‘Jazzonia’ by Langston Hughes


Jazz Poetry – ‘Jazzonia’ by Langston Hughes

Jazzonia Oh, silver tree! Oh, shining rivers of the soul! In a Harlem cabaret Six long-headed jazzers play. A dancing girl whose eyes are bold Lifts […]

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no responses. December 28, 2015 Trinisha

Jazz Poetry


Jazz Poetry

Jazz poetry is a literary genre defined as poetry necessarily informed by jazz music—that is, poetry in which the poet responds to and writes about jazz. […]

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no responses. December 28, 2015 Trinisha

The influence of Jazz on fashion


The influence of Jazz on fashion

The influence of Jazz in fashion Fashion and music go hand in hand because it gives you the visual and auditory experience of an era which […]

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one response. December 24, 2015 Trinisha

The Ultimate Jazzuary Syllabus


The Ultimate Jazzuary Syllabus

Still Grazing, the Musical Journey of Hugh Masekela This autobiography chronicles the life story of the jazz giant from his life in South Africa to his […]

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no responses. December 23, 2015 Trinisha

Smooth as Jazz


Smooth as Jazz

From the humble beginnings of the soothing bass and smoking piano in Speakeasy’s that littered the prohibition age, to magnificent festivals that draw a pilgrimage of […]

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no responses. December 23, 2015 Trinisha

A bite of Niki’s Oasis


A bite of Niki’s Oasis

By Nomali Cele Newtown holds a distinct place in the South African arts and culture scene. There is history and prestige, in both activism and the […]

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no responses. December 23, 2015 Trinisha

Jazz on Film: Drum


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 […]

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no responses. December 23, 2015 Trinisha

Something Worth Holding onto – By Nova Masango


Something Worth Holding onto – By Nova Masango

Husbands who loved their liquor dark, swirling neat in small doses. Wives who wore the latest two-piece summer suits from Queenspark and kept beautiful homes. They […]

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