Having only begun in 1999, the Standard Bank Joy of Jazz festival has rapidly developed into something of a grand-eloquent event featuring a sound of attraction for refined music aficionados writes Ziphilele Moyake.
23 September 2011
3 October 2010
Despite high levels of e-commerce related anxieties induced by technophobia, the potential of digital music downloads seem set to grow.
14 June 2010
In an article titled The Jazz Side of Nkosi Sikelel’ iAfrika, Don Albert writes: “Long before Nkosi Sikelel’ iAfrika was translated into the 13 official languages of South Africa, Charlie Haden and Carla Bley rendered it to the language of jazz.”
19 April 2010
The Manhattan Brothers were arguably the first signpost of jazz’s fruitful beginnings in South Africa. A vocal quartet, which, at some point, roped in a poor tap dance routine into the fray of their stage renditions to improve on their monotonous singing performances.