no responses. May 23, 2019 Natasha

Hall of Fame – A tribute to Dayme’ Arocena


Hall of Fame – A tribute to Dayme’ Arocena

By: Natasha Archary      Singer, composer and choir director, Daymé Arocena intertwines her musical heritage from her native Cuba in a fusion of Afro-Jazz and […]

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no responses. April 29, 2019 Zuko

The Life and Times of Amara Touré from Guinea


The Life and Times of Amara Touré from Guinea

By Zuko Komisa To fully appreciate the eclectic music that is Afro-Cuban jazz, it’s important to celebrate those who pioneered this sound. One such person is […]

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no responses. April 29, 2019 Nomali

The Sounds of Latin Jazz


The Sounds of Latin Jazz

For many jazz historians, “Latin jazz” was just jazz for a long time. It used the usual instruments that jazz has leaned on since its invention […]

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no responses. April 16, 2019 Zuko

Afro-Cuban Dance – The Rumba, Salsa and Timba


Afro-Cuban Dance – The Rumba, Salsa and Timba

By Zuko Komisa The impact of Afro Cuban music can be seen all over the world, with popular dances being exported to many parts of the […]

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no responses. April 10, 2019 Zuko

Is Jazz for everyone?


Is Jazz for everyone?

By Dinika Naidoo and Vusumzi Nkomo      Historically, Jazz gigs in South Africa were notorious for their interracial mixing, not only on stage but as popular sight […]

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no responses. January 22, 2019 Natasha

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


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 […]

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no responses. January 14, 2019 Nomali

[WATCH] A Jazzuary Masterclass with Dr Nomonde Nolutshungu


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no responses. January 11, 2019 Nomali

[WATCH] Vocalist Spha Mdlalose’s Jazzuary 2019 Masterclass


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no responses. January 10, 2019 Nomali

[WATCH] Jazzuary 2019 Masterclass featuring artist Sam Nhlengethwa


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no responses. January 10, 2019 Motlagae

Rebirth of Jazz: Incredible Live Jazz clubs in South Africa


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 […]

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