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Jazz

South African jazz musician Jonas Gwangwa dies aged 83

The anti-apartheid activist received a tribute from South African President Cyril Ramaphosa.

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Robert Glasper’s supergroup are dropping a live album next month.

Femi Kuti rails against corruption in “As We Struggle Everyday”

The son of Afrobeat icon Fela Kuti calls on the masses to rise up.

Alfa Mist announces new album with “Run Outs”

The London pianist and producer has signed to ANTI-.

Brownswood releases second ‘Indaba is’ single, “Umdali”

Its compilation spotlighting South African jazz is out this month.

Francisco Mela shares new album, ‘MPT Trio Vol 1’

The Cuban drummer leads the trio with saxophonist Hery Paz and guitarist Juanma Trujillo.

Patricia Brennan releases debut album ‘Maquishti’

“This album reflects my vision for the vibraphone and the potential of all the possible ways it can be played.”

Archie Shepp, Jason Moran release “Isfahan”

The duo take on the composition by Billy Strayhorn and Duke Ellington.

Tuba player Howard Johnson dead at 79 after long illness

He played with Thelonious Monk, Charles Mingus, Archie Shepp and Gil Evans.
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