no responses. December 30, 2016 Trinisha

Writer Mohale Mashigo shares how Jazz scored her family’s holidays


Writer Mohale Mashigo shares how Jazz scored her family’s holidays

By Mohale Mashigo The record library was huge by my eight-year-old standards; my father’s job was to receive music from record labels, he would then catalogue […]

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no responses. December 30, 2016 Trinisha

A jazz classic that inspired poetry


A jazz classic that inspired poetry

In 1965, US jazz saxophonist and bandleader John Coltrane released A Love Supreme, which was considered his best work and has since lived up to that […]

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no responses. December 28, 2016 Trinisha

Artists Jazz Forgot


Artists Jazz Forgot

What happens to a dream deferred?  Does it dry up Like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like a sore— And then run? Does it […]

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no responses. December 28, 2016 Trinisha

Welcome to Jazzuary 2017


Welcome to Jazzuary 2017

We have ushered in a new year, and with it, another round of Jazzuary. Over the years, the month-long commemoration of jazz that we dubbed Jazzuary […]

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no responses. December 7, 2016 Trinisha

Jazz in 2016


Jazz in 2016

By Nomali Cele Looking at situations in a retrospective manner – from the rear view of life’s mirror, so to speak – can be bittersweet in […]

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no responses. February 16, 2016 Trinisha

Latest Podcasts


Latest Podcasts

Get the latest from Linda Nzuzo, Brenda Sisane and Colin Kgari      

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no responses. February 16, 2016 Trinisha

The Do’s and Don’ts of jazz according to Gregory Porter


The Do’s and Don’ts of jazz according to Gregory Porter

Don’t know your blues from your bebop? GQ meets the Grammy award-winning jazz vocalist Gregory Porter to learn about jazz gig etiquette and the genre’s defining […]

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no responses. January 25, 2016 Trinisha

Jazzuary Art Exhibition – ‘Considering Genius’ – Artists’ Interviews


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one response. January 7, 2016 Trinisha

‘True Professionals’ by Myesha Jenkins


‘True Professionals’ by Myesha Jenkins

It is impossible to tell From these wild looking brothers These men walk into work With full knowledge And accomplishment Take the bandstand Like an old […]

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one response. January 6, 2016 Trinisha

Blind Pianist Yonela Mnana Performs Live and Unplugged On Kaya FM #Jazzuary


Blind Pianist Yonela Mnana Performs Live and Unplugged On Kaya FM #Jazzuary

Pianist Yonela Mnana stopped by the studio to kick off JAZZuary with a special  live performance for 180 With Bob. He performed two original songs and […]

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