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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. 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 28, 2015 Trinisha

Jazz Theory – Improvisation


Jazz Theory – Improvisation

Improvisation Jazz improvisation is the process of spontaneously creating fresh melodies over the continuously repeating cycle of chord changes of a tune. The improviser may depend […]

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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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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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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

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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2 responses. December 23, 2015 Trinisha

A guide to the Cape Town Jazz Festival


A guide to the Cape Town Jazz Festival

Going into its 17th year, the Cape Town International Jazz Festival has long passed institution status. Yearly, during the first weekend of April, jazz lovers make […]

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