no responses. May 24, 2019 Zuko

Avant Garde Troupe chats to Dj Spinna


Avant Garde Troupe chats to Dj Spinna

DJ Spinna(New York City) Avant Garde Troupe, One of the crucial characteristics of jazz in a working class is its search for the new. As music […]

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no responses. April 22, 2019 Zuko

Explore Afro Cuban music in these three Cuban cities.


Explore Afro Cuban music in these three Cuban cities.

By Zuko Komisa While the internet allows us to experience, virtually that is, what is out there in the worlds, nothing comes close to experiencing a […]

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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. January 29, 2019 Natasha

Jazz influences the arts: Movies that are jazz centered


Jazz influences the arts: Movies that are jazz centered

By: Natasha Archary   I remember the first time I watched Dirty Dancing with Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey. All of thirteen, I fell in love […]

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no responses. January 10, 2019 Motlagae

The Rebirth of Cool: What makes Jazz cool


The Rebirth of Cool: What makes Jazz cool

By Motlagae Konyana Jazz is musical genre that was discovered 100 years ago in New Orleans by African American communities. Another popular theory regarding the origin […]

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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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no responses. January 8, 2019 Natasha

Dances that were birthed from jazz – #Jazzuary2019


Dances that were birthed from jazz – #Jazzuary2019

By: Natasha Archary   If you’ve watched any of those reality talent shows, you’d be familiar with the different forms of dance and music genres that […]

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no responses. January 1, 2019 Natasha

The impact of jazz on American culture – #RebirthOfCool Jazzuary 2019


The impact of jazz on American culture – #RebirthOfCool Jazzuary 2019

By: Natasha Archary     One of the most difficult genres of music to describe, would have to be jazz. Evoking deep emotion, passion and feeling, […]

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no responses. January 11, 2018 Trinisha

Classic cars as jazz classics


Classic cars as jazz classics

By Mxolisi Mhlongo Think of the atmosphere Sophiatown had on a Sunday afternoon with your typical “Bra Sipho” leaning on his Six Mabone car listening to […]

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no responses. January 25, 2017 Trinisha

What is the Role of Classic South African Jazz?


What is the Role of Classic South African Jazz?

Or the better question to ask is what is our responsibility to classic South African Jazz? Out with the old and in with the new, the […]

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