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Imbokodo Jazz Festival celebrates South African Women

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Young musicians at the Imbokodo Jazz Festival on 12 August at the Durban Port Authority's N-Shed, are set to ensure that there are items which will appeal to younger audience members, in addition to the award-winning line-up. Such is the selection of jazz talent that it will cater to both jazz purists and those who enjoy contemporary jazz. The event is being hosted by the iTheku Regional Jazz Association (iTReJA) which is an affiliate of the South African Jazz Appreciators Association (SAJAA) - the originator of the concept of a jazz festival dedicated to South African women

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JAZZEYE: Sa-Roy provides Malagasy Magic

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The first time I heard Sa-Roy was at the Francofete this year; they were billed with a cross-over collaboration programme run by the ever active and supportive Robert Trunz as part of the Forest Jam Series. Three lean young men, dressed in their Malagasy traditional attire, stepped onto the grass and sang their first song a capella; a melting sound of three perfectly matched voices. Then the dance: a light and rapid high-stepping on the spot matched with elegant arm movements and quivering fingers. I was smitten. (PIC: SA-Roy Source Google Images)

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