Results for "The Rough Guide To South African Jazz"
Label: World Music Network
Track listing: 1. Noto Sangoma - African Jazz Pioneers; 2. Thaba Bosiu - Sipho Mabuse; 3. African Marketplace - Abdullah Ibrahim; 4. Tunji's Song - Chris McGregor & the Brotherhood of Breath; 5. Cabbage and Roti - Deepak Ram; 6. Mabarane - Sheer All Stars ; 7. Marabi Kwela - West Nkosi ; 8. Siyavuya - Miriam Makeba & the Skylarks ; 9. Twelve Times Twelve - The Jazz Epistles ; 10. See You Later - Lemmy Special ; 11. Genes and Spirits - Moses Taiwa Molelekwa ; 12. Election Day Serenade - Pops Mohamed ; 13. Closer to the Source - Bheki Mseleku ; 14. UDF - Chris McGregor & the Brotherhood of Breath ; 15. Wait Awhile - Winston's Jive Mix-Up ; 16. You Think You Know Me - Zim Ngqawana.
by Ed Kopp
To Americans, the sound of South African jazz is both oddly familiar and wonderfully exotic. The familiar aspect is easy to explain: From Louis Armstrong onward, American artists have exerted a strong influence over South Africa's pop and jazz musicians. Genres as diverse as doo-wop, R&B and bebop have all been incorporated in South African jazz. ...