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Review: ‘Legacy+’ turns Afrobeat full circle

Following in Fela’s footsteps, Femi and Made Kuti continue the family legacy with their new album The post Review: ‘Legacy+’ turns Afrobeat full circle appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Music, Politics, Review, Nigeria, Africa, Femi, Openaccess, Femi Kuti, Fela Kuti, Legacy, Fela, Afrobeat, Political Commentary, Top Six, Made Kuti


In conversation with Kizito Mihigo, the gospel singer who died in a Rwandan jail

‘The only thing they want is for us to sing the praises of President Kagame,’ said Kizito Mihigo, in one of the last interviews before his death. The post In conversation with Kizito Mihigo, the gospel singer who died in a Rwandan jail appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Music, Politics, Africa, Burundi, Rwanda, Gospel, Paul Kagame, Openaccess, Kagame, Kizito Mihigo, Top Six


Jonas Gwangwa embodied South Africa’s struggle for a national culture

Gwangwa’s love for the struggle was genuine and deep, never cosmetic – and he couldn’t have written an unattractive tune if he tried The post Jonas Gwangwa embodied South Africa’s struggle for a national culture appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Music, South Africa, Jazz, Friday, Openaccess, Apartheid, African National Congress, Top Six, Sophiatown, South Africa (country, Bantu Education, Jonas Gwangwa, National culture, South African Jazz, Gwangwa


Niger museum is eclectic national ‘mirror’

It has displays covering art, history, dinosaurs, nuclear energy, craftwork and music as well as live animals, for it is also a zoo The post Niger museum is eclectic national ‘mirror’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Art, Music, Africa, Diversity, History, Zoo, Dinosaurs, Niger, Openaccess, Sahel, Nuclear Energy, Top Six, National museum of Niger


A place called home: Jazz and the new normal at the National Arts Festival

Several jazz offerings at the virtual festival focus on journeys and identity The post A place called home: Jazz and the new normal at the National Arts Festival appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Jazz, Friday, Openaccess, Migration Suite, Top Six, Cara Stacey, Dudu Pukwana, The Pelican, National Arts Festival, Louis Moholo-Moholo, Tshepang Ramoba, As-Shams, Jeroen van Vliet, Johnny Mekoa, Keenan Ahrends, Mete Erker


Review: ‘Vukazithathe’, a portrait of the maskandi artist as a mentor and friend

Nthato Mokgata’s documentary ‘Vukazithate’, showing online at the National Arts Festival, tells an intimate story of his mentor and maskandi legend, Bhekisenzo “Vukazithathe” Cele The post Review: ‘Vukazithathe’, a portrait of the maskandi artist as a mentor and friend appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Music, Film, Documentary, Friday, Mentorship, Openaccess, Spoek Mathambo, South Africa (country, National Arts Festival, Maskandi, Bhekisenzo Vukazithathe Cele, Nthato Mokgata, Vukazithate, Bhekisenzo


Review: ‘Making Grace Amazing’ — songs of resistance

Neo Myanga’s ‘Making Grace Amazing’ is one of the online offerings at this year’s National Arts Festival in Makhanda The post Review: ‘Making Grace Amazing’ — songs of resistance appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Music, Slavery, Friday, Songs, Amazing Grace, Openaccess, Hymns, Christina Sharpe, Neo Muyanga, National Arts Festival, Legitima Defesa, Making Grace Amazing, Tina Mene, Neo Myanga


Celebrating International Jazz Day at home

Here's a look back at how the annual International Jazz Day, now in its 9th year, has been celebrated across the world. The post Celebrating International Jazz Day at home appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Youtube, Article, Jazz, Friday, Virtual, Openaccess, Lockdown, International Jazz Day 2020, Jazzday, Virtual Concerts


Spirituality at the core of sax great’s sound

Oyama Mabandla explores the idea that artistic success has spiritual bliss at its centre. The post Spirituality at the core of sax great’s sound appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Article, Spirituality, Jazz, Piano, Friday, Openaccess, Hugh Masekela, Carnegie Hall, Wynton Marsalis, Wayne Shorter, Antibes Jazz Festival, Avery Fisher Hall, Kippie Moeketsi, Tenor Saxophone, Moses Molekwa, Pat Matshikiza



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