Jazz Around the World: South Africa

Written by user on October 2, 2014

Johannesburg-based ensemble Uhadi (Photo: Ts’eliso Monaheng)

In 2014, South Africa celebrated 20 years of Democracy, and as a part of that, Jazz at Lincoln Center invited the Johannesburg-based ensemble Uhadi to perform at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola.

While they were in town, they also recorded some educational videos with us covering some of the uniquely South African forms of Jazz.

These videos help to illustrate the ability of Jazz to work with other styles of the world, influence them, and be influenced …

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