Reflecting on the role Jazz played for Activism and Social Justice.
By Zuko Komisa At the height of the then Civil Rights Movement, the relevance of the Jazz genre rose to prominance as the music that made […]Read
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 […]Read
Cool jazz, free jazz and evolving jazz conventions
By Zuko Komisa The late 1940s came with a changing tide that gave birth to an original style of jazz music called cool jazz, a sound […]Read
What we can learn from Miles Davis’ embodying “The Cool”
By Zuko Komisa Looking back in the last few decades, one can’t ignore the effortless swag that came with the jazz ensembles as they cresendo’d melodic […]Read