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Jazz of the New South Africa, Part 1

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South Africa celebrated its first democratic elections in April 1994, entering a new phase of its history. During that decade, an incredible new array of Jazz artists emerged in the country, exploring Jazz's role in the New South Africa.

Playlist

  • Bheki Mseleku "Closer to the Source" from Celebration (World Circuit) 2:03
  • Paul Hanmer "Meeting of the Women" from Trains to Taung (Sheer Sound) 9:00
  • Moses Taiwa Molelekwa "Genes and Spirits" from Genes and Spirits (MELT2000) 14:06
  • McCoy Mrubata "Wanna Talk About It?" from Face the Music (Sheer Sound) 19:43
  • Feya Faku "Miss Benjamin" from le Ngoma (Self released) 25:51
  • Zim Ngqawana "Qula Kwedini" from Live at Bird's Eye (Ingoma Publishing) 28:04
  • Busi Mhlongo "Yise Wabant'a Bami" from Urban Zulu (MELT2000) 34:27
  • Sibongile Khumalo "Seliyana" from Quest (Sony Music) 38:36
  • Jimmy Dludlu "Point of View" from Essence of Rhythm (Universal Music) 44:39

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