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This special section is devoted to South African jazz, which has prospered for several decades and developed a distinctive character all its own. AAJ: SA was created in 2002 and has since been updated with a continual stream of new material.

This is the Links page. To visit the rest of this series, click on the links below.



Start
Introduction
Political History
Timeline
Articles
CD Reviews
Glossary
Credits





MAJOR SOUTH AFRICAN JAZZ ARTISTS

Dollar Brand/Abdullah Ibrahim
home page
biographies: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8
discography
interviews: 1995 / 2000
Mantra Modes
Enja Records bio and discography

Miriam Makeba
biographies: 1 / 2 / 3

Hugh Masekela
biographies: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5
discography

Chris McGregor
The fabulous Blue Notes
biographies: 1 / 2

Zim Ngqawana
home page
biographies: 1 / 2


MISC. SOUTH AFRICAN JAZZ ARTISTS

General
African Jazz Pioneers
Gloria Bosman: 1 / 2
Basil Coetzee
Paul Hanmer: 1 / 2
Heavy Spirits
Winston Mankunku Ngozi
Spokes Mashiyane
Themba Mkhize: 1 / 2
Louis Moholo
Moses Taiwa Molelekwa
West Nkosi
Dudu Pukwana
Sheer All Stars
Marcus Wyatt: 1 / 2


SOUTH AFRICAN JAZZ RECORD LABELS & DISTRIBUTORS

Gallo
Melt2000
Sheer Sound
Stern's Africa
Third Ear Music


SOUTH AFRICAN JAZZ (& POPULAR MUSIC): GENERAL


SA Department of Arts and Culture (Official)
music.org.za
www.afribeat.com
Rage: South African Street Culture Online
Kush
Chimurenga Online
Brainy Encyclopedia: Music of South Africa
CAMA South Africa
NewMusicSA
North Sea Jazz Festival (Cape Town)
African Music Encyclopedia
Brief SA Musical History
South African Music Awards
Recording Industry of South Africa
Africa Online: African music history & definitions of terms
Bios of African Musicians
History of SA Jazz & Popular Music (internet radio)
Ubuyile/Jazz coming home (8-part radio series by Gwen Ansell)
Popular Music Encyclopedia


SOUTH AFRICAN HISTORY AND POLITICS

South Africa History Online
Election Resources
CIA Factbook on South Africa
The Mandela Page
African National Congress
Republic of South Africa
Robben Island Prison/Museum


SOUTH AFRICAN CULTURE

Scholarly Discussion of Ubuntu
SA Department of Arts and Culture (Official)
History of shebeens (pdf)


LANGUAGE AND TERMINOLOGY

English language usage in SA
Dictionary unit for SA English
kwela lexicographies: 1 / 2
pata pata lexicography
African Music Encyclopedia
mbaqanga lexicography


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