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ARTICLE: RADIO

Marabi to Miriam Makeba

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Join us for part one of an eight-part series exploring the past and present of South Africa's Jazz scene. In this first section, we look at the early pre-Jazz musical roots in South Africa, exploring marabi, ghoema, and isicathamiya, and find out how these styles came to inform a uniquely South African take on Jazz!

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

The Jazz Epistles featuring Abdullah Ibrahim & Ekaya at The Town Hall

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The Jazz Epistles featuring Abdullah Ibrahim & Ekaya
The Town Hall
New York, NY
April 27, 2017

There are rare instances when a musical message for the times manages to transcend its place, evolving into a message for all time. Such is the case with The Jazz Epistles, the first ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Dorothy Masuka, Paulina Oduro, Wendell Richardson & Ray Carless + DJS

The legendary DOROTHY MASUKA is coming into her own.

She wrote the song that made Miriam Makeba, the no 1 hit 'Pata Pata' and Hugh Masekela's 'Khauleza' and she's Nelson Mandela's favourite musician. 'Auntie Dot' has a fabulous repertoire from township jazz to Afro classics with the occasional awesome acapella number thrown in.

PAULINA ODURO ...