one response. December 24, 2015 Trinisha

I’m Not Your Weekend Special

I’m Not Your Weekend Special

Title – I’m Not Your Weekend Special Author – Bongani Madondo Publisher – Pan MacMillan South Africa (2014) Genre – Biography Review – “This is a […]

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2 responses. December 24, 2015 Trinisha

Yakhal’inkomo: Portrait of a Jazz Classic

Yakhal’inkomo: Portrait of a Jazz Classic

Title – Yakhal’inkomo: Portrait of a Jazz Classic Author – Percy Mabundu Publisher – N/A Genre – Biography Review – “Yakhal’inkmo – Biography of a Jazz […]

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2 responses. December 24, 2015 Trinisha

Bitches’ Brew

Bitches’ Brew

Title – Bitches’ Brew Author – Fred Khumalo Publisher – Jacana Media (2006) Genre – Fiction Review – “The novel is told in an epistolary form […]

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no responses. December 24, 2015 Trinisha

Still Grazing: The Musical Journey of Hugh Masekela

Still Grazing: The Musical Journey of Hugh Masekela

Title – Still Grazing: The Musical Journey of Hugh Masekela Author – Hugh Masekela & D. Michael Cheers Publisher – Crown Publishing Group (2004) Genre – […]

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one response. December 24, 2015 Trinisha

The Ultimate Jazzuary Syllabus

The Ultimate Jazzuary Syllabus

Still Grazing, the Musical Journey of Hugh Masekela This autobiography chronicles the life story of the jazz giant from his life in South Africa to his […]

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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

Smooth as Jazz

Smooth as Jazz

From the humble beginnings of the soothing bass and smoking piano in Speakeasy’s that littered the prohibition age, to magnificent festivals that draw a pilgrimage of […]

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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

Jazz on Film: Drum

Jazz on Film: Drum

Drum, the 2004 film was set in Sophiatown, a rare melting pot during the Apartheid era in the 1950’s. This was the one of the first […]

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