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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 9, 2019 Nomali

Young Jazz artists are the rebirth of Jazz’s cool


Young Jazz artists are the rebirth of Jazz’s cool

By Nomali Cele Rebirth of Cool, the theme for our 2019 Jazzuary, is about all the little ways Jazz is kept current and up to date […]

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no responses. January 29, 2018 Nomali

ELLA!

By Nomali Cele 2018 marks 101 years since the birth of American songbird, “The First Lady of Song”, Ella Fitzgerald who was born on 25 April […]

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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 2, 2018 Zuko

JAZZUARY MASTERCLASS – GRAEME ARENDSE


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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

Best of Kaya Live and Unplugged


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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 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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