one response. December 24, 2015 Trinisha

The jazz capitals of the world


The jazz capitals of the world

Jazz resonates. That is what has made the music and stories carried by that music relevant all through its history. The familiar echoes carried by music […]

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no responses. December 23, 2015 Trinisha

A bite of Niki’s Oasis


A bite of Niki’s Oasis

By Nomali Cele Newtown holds a distinct place in the South African arts and culture scene. There is history and prestige, in both activism and the […]

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no responses. December 23, 2015 Trinisha

New Age African Jazz Artists


New Age African Jazz Artists

South African music has been textured by jazz music, creating a melting pot of indigenously African jazz, an ever-changing array of inspiring sound. Greats such as […]

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no responses. December 23, 2015 Trinisha

Something Worth Holding onto – By Nova Masango


Something Worth Holding onto – By Nova Masango

Husbands who loved their liquor dark, swirling neat in small doses. Wives who wore the latest two-piece summer suits from Queenspark and kept beautiful homes. They […]

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no responses. December 23, 2015 Trinisha

A Love Supreme — Jazz and its instruments


A Love Supreme — Jazz and its instruments

The Sounds of Jazz Lois Armstrong inspired an entirely new generation of musicians all thirsty for knowledge. It wasn’t anything that he said that moved the […]

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no responses. December 23, 2015 Trinisha

Jazz in South Africa


Jazz in South Africa

In a Nutshell Jazz in South Africa has been the musical voice of the people. Seeped in a rich history of song capable of crooning the […]

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no responses. December 23, 2015 Trinisha

Jazz and Activism


Jazz and Activism

Jazz, like many good things in the world, was created by black people. Like the blues and rock n’ roll, it is music that was born […]

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no responses. December 23, 2015 Trinisha

A History of District Six


A History of District Six

Background In 1838, the release of slaves resulted in a group of ‘free blacks’ in need of housing in Cape Town, however earning minimum wage meant […]

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no responses. December 23, 2015 Trinisha

Africa’s Well-Known Activists


Africa’s Well-Known Activists

Name: Hugh Masekela Born: April 4, 1939 Country: South Africa Instrumentation: Trumpet, flugelhorn, trombone cornet, vocals One cannot speak of Jazzuary and not wax lyrical about the legend that […]

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one response. December 23, 2015 Trinisha

5 South African jazz venues to try


5 South African jazz venues to try

By Nomali Cele Looking for jazz music venues in South Africa where you can enjoy live music and good company? Read on for venues in Johannesburg, […]

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