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African Jazz

Group

African Jazz: Grand Kallé et l'African Jazz was one of the first full-time, professional band in what was then called Belgian Congo, now the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It was founded by Joseph Kabasele Tshamala, popularly known as Le Grand Kallé.

  • also known as Kabasele, Joseph & African Jazz; Le Grand Kallé et l'African Jazz; Joseph Kabasele & African Jazz
  • members:
  • genre: Soukous
  • albums: "Succès des années 50-60, Volume 2"

Person

Who is African Jazz?

African Jazz a.k.a. Timothy Regisford: DJ Timmy Regisford is a House artist and producer who, according to deepattitude.com, "His flare and panache on the decks not only technically, but programming-wise has rightly earned him the well-deserved moniker, The Maestro.

Music

"African Jazz" is a musical album of Les Baxter.

  • released in (57 years ago)

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Google previewTime Out Cape Town (2009)

by Time Out

African jazz is a Cape Town trademark – some say it's the easygoing ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Jazz (2012)

by John S. Davis

Marabi Nights: Early South African Jazz and Vaudeville. Johannesburg: Raven Press, 1993. Bradford, Perry. Born with the Blues: Perry Bradford's Own Story: The True Story of the Pioneering Blues Singers and Musicians in the Early Days of ...

Google previewThe Concise Garland Encyclopedia of World Music (2013)

by Garland Encyclopedia of World Music,

A more marabibased, African jazz took over, and the brass, reeds, and piano took improvised solo choruses over a pulsating beat. Not all audiences adored American popular culture, and many patrons demanded from the bandsmen a more ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Music in the 20th Century (2014)

by Lol Henderson, Lee Stacey

South African jazz today has a vitality that is a result of the musicians mixing African styles with acid jazz,marabi piano, Shangaan guitar, Asian flute, marrabenta rhythms, and anythingelse they can think up. This heady mixis what makes South ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Twentieth-Century African History (2005)

by Dickson Eyoh, Paul Tiyambe Zeleza

was heavily affected by Cuban music; South African jazz reflected strong American influences; reggae.

Google previewEncyclopedia of African History 3-Volume Set (2013)

by Kevin Shillington

Within the shebeens, marabi culture thrived and new dance and music forms emerged, such as South African jazz, marabi music, and isicathamiya. Despite the perceived success of the Durban system, drinking patterns of Africans were never ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African History (2005)

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Within the shebeens, marabi culture thrived and new dance and music forms emerged, such as South African jazz, marabi music, and isicathamiya. Despite the perceived success of the Durban system, drinking patterns of Africans were never ...

Google previewThe Berklee Contemporary Dictionary of Music (2015)

by Kari Juusela

African jazz. South African music style combining South African marabi with American swing. Afrobeat. Musical style popularized in Nigeria in the 1970s featuring call and response, chanting, and complex polyrhythms. A mix of highlife , funk, ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Botswana (2008)

by Fred Morton, Jeff Ramsay, Part Themba Mgadla

In urban areas, where professional musicians are found, adaptations of South African jazz, and more lately kwaito, are heard, with Botswana rap and hip-hop performing and recording artists also becoming popular since 2003. Many Botswana ...

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