Local jazz festival occasion to show world ‘we’re anti-xenophobic’

musicLocal jazz festival occasion to show world ‘we’re anti-xenophobic’
Apart from new jazz acts from all over the world, the artists performing at the festival include R&B and soul singer Peabo Bryson, South African Afro-fusion band Stimela, South African singer Vusi Mahlasela and Zimbabwean singer Oliver Mtukudzi. Jazz …
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Bruce Lundvall: Record company executive who was rejected by Blue Note as a
Lundvall played a crucial role in getting the label to release Hancock’s groundbreaking Headhunters electric jazz-fusion album, encouraged Springsteen on his breakthrough Born To Run album and in 1979 created the Havana Jam Festival that took …
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Jazz Listings for May 22-28
Terence Blanchard E-Collective (Wednesday through May 31) The trumpeter and composer Terence Blanchard has a new album, “Breathless,” that represents both his plunge into electric fusion and his foray into sociopolitical protest. (Its title refers to …
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