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Madondo’s Jazz masterclass

Bongani Madondo

In January – as has been tradition for as long as we can recall – Gauteng regional radio station Kaya FM dedicated the month to Jazz. Dubbed Jazzuary, the month was a celebration of the art form and this year they added an informative new element: jazz masterclasses. The masterclasses took the form of conversations in jazz,…

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Meet Andrew Ashong

Andrew Ashong

In this short film, British-Ghanaian singer/songwriter, producer and DJ, Mr Andrew Ashong talks about collecting , spinning and making records. We especially love the stripped down ethereal rendition of his track, “Special”. Mr Ashong will be performing  at the Kitcheners Carvery Bar in Braamfontein, Johannesburg tonight, the 5th of December. R80 cover. Click to email this to a friend…

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The Collector | DJ Kenzhero on vinyl and Kamasi Washington

kenzhero record

DJ Kenzhero – the South African spinner who has shared the stage with everyone from Thandiswa and Tumi Molekane to 9th Wonder and Yasiin Bey – may not discriminate against digital, but his default setting has always been vinyl. In the first of a series on varied collectors, he shared a coveted next buy and his journey…

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Imbawula | Intimate stories of our shared humanity

Imbawula Hlubi Mboya

Another intimate night at the Bassline in Newtown Johannesburg at the last Imbawula of 2015, saw four extremely different storytellers come together to share some really personal stories in an effort to raise money for the Quarphix foundation – a youth development NGO that gives a leg up to disadvantaged youth. MS ALUWANI RATSHIUNGO was there.…

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