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no responses. January 25, 2018 Nomali

To Bra Hugh, from the mouths of babes


To Bra Hugh, from the mouths of babes

By Gomolemo Lesejane The time is 21:22 in Johannesburg and I’m finally home from work: bra-less and void of the many things that had demanded my […]

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no responses. January 17, 2017 Trinisha

A conversation with our Jazz Masters


A conversation with our Jazz Masters

By Nomali Cele Kaya FM loves jazz. The existence of Jazzuary is a testament to the reverence we have for the music and the arts it […]

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no responses. January 16, 2017 Trinisha

We Lost Thandi Klaasen


We Lost Thandi Klaasen

By Nomali Cele Jazz legend Thandi Klaasen (86) passed away on Sunday, January 15. Klaasen was one of a few still-living jazz legends from the 1960s […]

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no responses. January 16, 2017 Trinisha

5 Things that Should be in the Miriam Makeba Biopic


5 Things that Should be in the Miriam Makeba Biopic

By Nomali Cele Africa has numerous music icons. Very few come close to the legendary status of the late, great Miriam Makeba. It was announced in […]

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no responses. January 11, 2017 Trinisha

A look at the connection between Jazz and whisky


A look at the connection between Jazz and whisky

By Mxolisi Mhlongo Whisky and wine have always been typically associated with Jazz. This might be simply because of the agenda-setting theory by the media for […]

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no responses. January 9, 2017 Trinisha

Jazz Owes Women


Jazz Owes Women

By Nomali Cele In a 2014 Interview with the Mail & Guardian, Nomfundo Xaluva, one of the best jazz instrumentalists and vocalists (not to mention composer […]

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no responses. January 4, 2017 Trinisha

[EXCLUSIVE] Author Struan Douglas tells the Story of South African Jazz


[EXCLUSIVE] Author Struan Douglas tells the Story of South African Jazz

Author Struan Douglas tells the story of South African Jazz in the #Jazzuary2017 Masterclass.

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no responses. December 30, 2016 Trinisha

What’s the Jazz Soundtrack to Your Life?


What’s the Jazz Soundtrack to Your Life?

By Nomali Cele Jazz, much like other music genres, has eras and each era is marked by its stars and the music they made. Swing jazz […]

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no responses. December 30, 2016 Trinisha

Priceless Jazz Experiences


Priceless Jazz Experiences

By Nomali Cele As the credit card advert says, some things, regardless of how much they cost, are just priceless. It doesn’t really matter how far […]

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no responses. December 30, 2016 Trinisha

Best of Kaya Live and Unplugged


Best of Kaya Live and Unplugged Read