no responses. June 12, 2019 Zuko

Jazzuary.FM is giving away R5000 in the month of July


Jazzuary.FM is giving away R5000 in the month of July

From the station that gives you Jazz twenty – four seven online, Jazzuary.FM is giving away R5000 and all you have to do is download the […]

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no responses. May 24, 2019 Zuko

Live Sessions: Poetry & Jazz with Myesha Jenkings


Live Sessions: Poetry & Jazz with Myesha Jenkings

Jazzuary FM recently hosted  Live Sessions, the Poetry Edition. The first of the Jazzuary Live Session – Poetry Edition. It was an evening of Jazz Poetry […]

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no responses. April 15, 2019 Nomali

Hip hop samples of Jazz


Hip hop samples of Jazz

By Nomali Cele Hip hop’s calling card, the thing that grounds it as a black art, is probably the ways it borrows from other black arts […]

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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 28, 2019 Zuko

Understanding Signature Jazz soundscape instruments


Understanding Signature Jazz soundscape instruments

By Zuko Komisa The evolution of Jazz as we know it came full circle in the 1950s through innovators we still look to for inspiration and […]

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no responses. January 28, 2019 Zuko

Reflecting on the role Jazz played for Activism and Social Justice.


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 […]

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no responses. January 18, 2019 Zuko

Cool jazz, free jazz and evolving jazz conventions


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 […]

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no responses. January 18, 2019 Nomali

What we can learn from Miles Davis’ embodying “The Cool”


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 […]

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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 7, 2019 Nomali

[WATCH] Writer Lindokuhle Nkosi gives a Jazzuary 2019 Masterclass


[WATCH] Writer Lindokuhle Nkosi gives a Jazzuary 2019 Masterclass Read