2013/05/21 Top Artists Headline 2013 Standard Bank Joy of Jazz
South African jazz giant Abdullah Ibrahim joins Grammy Award winning trumpeter Terence Blanchard and celebrated pianist Ahmad Jamal at the opening night of Standard Bank Joy of Jazz, which runs in Newtown from August 22 to 24.
2013/05/06 Hot soul youthful trilogy for the
Road to Standard Bank Joy of Jazz
Winter has nothing on the June 8 Road to Standard Bank Joy of Jazz edition at Gold Reef City’s The Lyric Theatre. It’s a hot soul trilogy of the fiercest funk, afro-soul and R & B currently around.
Your foot taps...
Your head nods...
Your shoulders begin to move.
The thing about watching good jazz, live, is that before you know it, the music inhabits you. You don’t notice it happening. You don’t feel it sinking deep into your pores as the sounds roll over you. You don’t notice how its rhythm attaches to your pulse, or how your breathing aligns to its beat.