The Life and Times of Amara Touré from Guinea
By Zuko Komisa To fully appreciate the eclectic music that is Afro-Cuban jazz, it’s important to celebrate those who pioneered this sound. One such person is […]
Explore Afro Cuban music in these three Cuban cities.
By Zuko Komisa While the internet allows us to experience, virtually that is, what is out there in the worlds, nothing comes close to experiencing a […]
Afro-Cuban Dance – The Rumba, Salsa and Timba
By Zuko Komisa The impact of Afro Cuban music can be seen all over the world, with popular dances being exported to many parts of the […]
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The nation mourns the passing of Mama Dorothy Masuka
By Zuko Komisa The nation mourns the death of legendary african jazz musician Mama Dorothy Masuka, confirmed last night by her family. She was a pioneer, and […]
Jazz influences the arts: Movies that are jazz centered
By: Natasha Archary I remember the first time I watched Dirty Dancing with Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey. All of thirteen, I fell in love […]
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 […]
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 […]