Wednesday, 26 August 2015

South African Jazz at University of York, September 4-9


The University of York is hosting a 6 day celebration of South African jazz to initiate a two year British Academy Newton Advanced Fellowship project entitled South African Jazz Culture and the Archive.

Between September 4th and 9th, a host of international speakers will appear at the University to give talks, book readings, film showings, live music and more. All events are open to the public and free to attend (booking is required!) Below is a snapshot of the events but for full details, visit the University of York website.

Friday 4th September

Prof. Christopher Ballantine - Song, Memory, Power and the South African Archive

Saturday 5th September

Catherine & Darius Brubeck - Two Takes from 'Jazz Life', a work in progress
Eugene Skeef - Bheki Mseleku - Keeper of the Home

Sunday 6th September

Adam Glasser, Tete Mbambisa & Pinise Saul - South African Jazz Standards Legacy Project 
Dr Lindelwa Dalamba, Vuyiswa Ngcwangu & Pinise Saul - Women in South African Jazz

Monday 7th September

Dr Sazi Dlamini- [De]articulations of mbaqanga in South African engagements with the jazz influence

Tuesday 8th September

Dr Lindelwa Dalamba - Emergent Music: South African Jazz and the Postcolony

Wednesday 9th September

Tete Mbambisa (piano) and his Big ‘SA-UK’ Sound with Julian Arg├╝elles (tenor), Chris Batchelor (trumpet), Steve Buckley (alto), Gilbert Matthews (drums), Vuysiwa Ngcwangu (voice) and Steve Watts (bass)

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