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no responses. December 28, 2015 Trinisha

Jazz Theory – The Structure of Jazz

Jazz Theory – The Structure of Jazz

The Structure of Jazz Much of what happens in jazz is strongly influenced by the rather rigid structure of the genre. But, far from being an […]

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no responses. December 28, 2015 Trinisha

Jazz Poetry – ‘Woman, I got the Blues’ by Yusef Komunyakaa

Jazz Poetry – ‘Woman, I got the Blues’ by Yusef Komunyakaa

Woman, I Got the Blues I’m sporting a floppy existential sky-blue hat when we meet in the Museum of Modern Art. Later, we hold each other […]

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no responses. December 28, 2015 Trinisha

Jazz Poetry – ‘Jazz Fantasia’ by Carl Sandburg

Jazz Poetry – ‘Jazz Fantasia’ by Carl Sandburg

Jazz Fantasia Drum on your drums, batter on your banjoes, sob on the long cool winding saxophones. Go to it, O jazzmen. Sling your knuckles on […]

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no responses. December 28, 2015 Trinisha

Jazz Poetry – ‘Jazzonia’ by Langston Hughes

Jazz Poetry – ‘Jazzonia’ by Langston Hughes

Jazzonia Oh, silver tree! Oh, shining rivers of the soul! In a Harlem cabaret Six long-headed jazzers play. A dancing girl whose eyes are bold Lifts […]

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no responses. December 28, 2015 Trinisha

Jazz Poetry

Jazz Poetry

Jazz poetry is a literary genre defined as poetry necessarily informed by jazz music—that is, poetry in which the poet responds to and writes about jazz. […]

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no responses. December 28, 2015 Trinisha

The influence of Jazz on fashion

The influence of Jazz on fashion

The influence of Jazz in fashion Fashion and music go hand in hand because it gives you the visual and auditory experience of an era which […]

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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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