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Jazz in South Africa


Jazz in South Africa

In a Nutshell Jazz in South Africa has been the musical voice of the people. Seeped in a rich history of song capable of crooning the […]

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Jazz and Activism


Jazz and Activism

Jazz, like many good things in the world, was created by black people. Like the blues and rock n’ roll, it is music that was born […]

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A History of District Six


A History of District Six

Background In 1838, the release of slaves resulted in a group of ‘free blacks’ in need of housing in Cape Town, however earning minimum wage meant […]

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Africa’s Well-Known Activists


Africa’s Well-Known Activists

Name: Hugh Masekela Born: April 4, 1939 Country: South Africa Instrumentation: Trumpet, flugelhorn, trombone cornet, vocals One cannot speak of Jazzuary and not wax lyrical about the legend that […]

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