Part two of an eight-part series exploring the past and present of South Africa's Jazz scene. This episode looks at the late 1950s in South Africa's Jazz, leading up to the early 1960s and the fallout of the Sharpeville Massacre.
Cast of King Kong "Sad Times, Bad Times" from King Kong: Original Cast (Gallo Music Publishers) 01:55
Miriam Makeba "Back of the Moon" from King Kong: Original Cast (Gallo Music Publishers) 05:54
Kippie Moeketsi and the Marabi Kings "Goli Kwela" from From Marabi to Disco (Gallo Music Publishers) 10:01
Kippie Moeketsi with John Mehegan "Body and Soul" from Jazz in Africa, Volume 1 (Teal Records) 12:56
World music pioneer Adam Rudolph and his groundbreaking Go: Organic Orchestra join forces with Brooklyn Raga Massive to create the monumental new album, Ragmala – A Garland of Ragas (Meta Records). Ragmala bridges generations, cultures and traditions in a deep-rooted, forward-looking sound born of 21st-century innovation and hybrid voices. Epic in scale and ambition, the project features 40 world-class musicians including Gnawa master musician Hassan Hakmoun, legendary drummer/percussionist Hamid Drake, forward-thinking cornetist Graham Haynes, and tradition-blurring flutist...
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