• Next Stop Soweto Vol 3: Jazz In South Africa 1963

    Strut conclude their essential three part excursion into the archives of South African music with their third and final volume of the Next Stop...Soweto series.Volume is a long overdue retrospective of the rich jazz scene happening in South Africa from the early 60 s to mid-80 s. While many major artists lived in exile abroad and furthered their ca...

    • ASIN: B003ELZKWA
    • Brand: STRUT RECORDS
    • UPC: 730003306327

  • Shadow Man

    The second post-Juluka album from founder Johnny Clegg, whose entire musical being is about fusing together elements of both Black and White music. Here, traditional African Zulu chants meet modern instruments for a most invigorating fusion. Clegg's stage show is just as exciting as his recordings....

    • ASIN: B000006XNL
    • Brand: EMI
    • UPC: 077779041121

  • Deep Blues: A Musical and Cultural History of the Mississippi Delta

    Blues is the cornerstone of American popular music, the bedrock of rock and roll. In this extraordinary musical and social history, Robert Palmer traces the odyssey of the blues from its rural beginnings, to the steamy bars of Chicago’s South Side, to international popularity, recognition, and imitation. Palmer tells the story of the blues throug...

    • ASIN: 0140062238
    • Brand: Penguin Books

  • Live at the Market Theatre (2CD SET)

    Born in South Africa in 1939, flugelhorn, trumpet, and cornet virtuoso Hugh Masekela was inspired by American jazz as a young boy and served an extensive apprenticeship with some of his homeland's musical giants. In 1959, he and pianist Dollar Brand (aka Abdullah Ibrahim) formed the legendary Jazz Epistles, but after a brutal government crackdown o...

    • ASIN: B000R9YE56
    • UPC: 822545180524

  • Jazz Anecdotes: Second Time Around

    When jazz musicians get together, they often delight one another with stories about the great, or merely remarkable, players and singers they've worked with. One good story leads to another until someone says, "Somebody ought to wrie these down!" With Jazz Anecdotes, somebody finally has. Drawing on a rich verbal tradition, bassist and jazz writer ...

    • ASIN: 0195187954
    • Brand: imusti

  • VOCAbuLarieS

    2010 release from the 10-time Grammy Award winner/vocal innovator, his first new release in eight years. Like his #1 worldwide hit song 'Don't Worry Be Happy' and his multi-platinum duo album, Hush, with cellist Yo-Yo Ma, VOCAbuLarieS is based on Bobby's experiments with multi-track recording and his ceaseless exploration of the potential of the hu...

    • ASIN: B00303WR3M
    • Brand: McFerrin, Bobby
    • UPC: 602527255569

  • Jazz ABZ: An A to Z Collection of Jazz Portraits

    In a swinging improvisation with poster artist Paul Rogers, Wynton Marsalis celebrates the spirit of twenty-six stellar jazz performers, from Armstrong to Dizzy — and showcases the same number of poetic forms.A is for "almighty" Louis Armstrong, whose amazing artistry unfolds in an accumulative poem shaped like the letter he stands for. As for sa...

    • ASIN: 0763621358
    • Brand: Brand: Candlewick

  • Collection

    The 14 tracks on this collection all come from the 1970s when Masekela was at the height of his powers. Spectrum. 2003.

    • ASIN: B0000AQVCH
    • Brand: Masekela, Hugh
    • UPC: 602498102275

  • Jazz & Blues Musicians of South Carolina: Interviews With Jabbo, Dizzy, Drink, and Others (Non Series)

    Through detailed interviews with 19 South Carolina musicians, jazz historian and radio host Benjamin Franklin presents an oral history of the tradition and influence of jazz and the blues in the Palmetto State....

    • ASIN: 1570037434
    • Brand: Brand: University of South Carolina Press

  • Blues All Around Me: The Autobiography of B.B. King


    • ASIN: 0380973189

  • Moving to Higher Ground: How Jazz Can Change Your Life


    • ASIN: 1400060788
    • Brand: Brand: Random House

  • Beyond Category: The Life And Genius Of Duke Ellington


    • ASIN: 0306806142

  • CROSS DOG BLUES: Book One of A Great Long Story to Tell (Volume 1)

    AMAZON #1 BESTSELLER in Blues BooksAMAZON BESTSELLER in Hist. Thrillers & Hist. FictionA fast and powerful historical thriller about the birth of the Delta blues.“...this is storytelling at its best...” -- Fortean Times Magazine“...poignant...heartening...insightful...” -- Kirkus ReviewsIn 1915, in a moonlit room in a boarding house in Texa...

    • ASIN: 0991132025

  • Jelly's Blues: The Life, Music, And Redemption Of Jelly Roll Morton

    Jelly's Blues vividly recounts the tumultuous life of Jelly Roll Morton (1890-1941), born Ferdinand Joseph Lamonthe to a large, extended family in New Orleans. A virtuoso pianist with a larger-than-life personality, he composed such influential early jazz pieces as "Kansas City Stomp" and "New Orleans Blues." But by the late 1930s, Jelly Roll Morto...

    • ASIN: 0306812096

  • Friday Night at Honeybee's: A Novel


    • ASIN: B001O1O7GC

  • Rough Guide To South African Jazz / Various (Vinyl)

    Vinyl LP pressing includes digital download. Download card gives you extra South African Jazz tracks. South African jazz is a pertinent reminder of the intrinsic link between music and the dismantling of oppression. This Rough

    • UPC: 55906403

  • South African Jazz - One Hour Party

    South African Jazz: Marabi

    Hugh Masekela - Chileshe - AFH87