This week live on PASS radio

This week, live on PASS radio [ broadcasting from Tagore’s Jazz Bar, 42 Trill Road, Observatory, Cape Town ]:

Wed 5 Dec: Soul Housing Project via Sakhile Moleshe and Bokani Dyer

Thurs 6 Dec: Graeme Arendse aka Boeta G

Fri 7 Dec: Khaya bluesmen Warongx

Sat 8 Dec: Not-be-missed Chikwata263 mbira-punk outfit from Harare.

All from 9.30pm.

Livestream by hitting the ‘Listen to the live stream’ link on the left.

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This week live on PASS radio

This week, live on PASS radio [ broadcasting from Tagore’s Jazz Bar, 42 Trill Road, Observatory, Cape Town ]: Saturday: Khayelitsha blues, babe! via Warongx Friday: Keenan Chas Ahrends Quartet Thurs: Tagore’s Thursdays Wed: Funky, dubby grooves via Swartznelfjord Trio All from 9.30pm. Livestream by hitting the ‘Listen to the live stream’ link on the left.  ( continue reading

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Ological Studies

Robert Glasper, Kenny Garrett, Andile Yenana, John Coltrane, Ornette Coleman and Richard Bona are just a few of the names jazz crew Ological Studies drop as influences. As might be expected then, their sound is an eclectic brew that owes as much to free jazz as it does to funk and soul. Featuring Sibusiso Dlamini (piano, keyboard, vocals), Phumlani Mtiti (alto saxophonist) and an ever shifting ensemble of friends, Ological scored themselves a SAMA award for their 2011 album Free-dom. …  ( continue reading

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Hilton Schilder trio

Acclaimed composer and soloist Hilton Schilder and his trio create sounds you’ve not heard before – jazz flourishes fuse with urban Khoi sounds, goema grooves and other authentic Cape Town vibes. [ broadcasting from Tagore’s Jazz Bar, 42 Trill Road, Observatory, Cape Town ] Preview of his music below https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rn6j0rz6oJg  ( continue reading

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This week live on PASS radio

This week, live on PASS radio [ broadcasting from Tagore’s Jazz Bar, 42 Trill Road, Observatory, Cape Town ]: Thurs: Ntone’s eclectic selekshuns aka Church Friday: Hilton Schilder Trio Saturday: Ological Studies Sunday: Newspaper reading with Leroy   All performances from 9.30pm   Livestream by hitting the ‘Listen to the live stream’ link on the left.  ( continue reading

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Thath’i Cover Okestra

pic by Jonx Pillemer. More here. Thath’i Cover Okestra in a unique re-exploration of kwaito music live at Guga Sthebe- Arts & Culture Center, Langa on on November 4 The brainchild of Rangoato Hlasane and Malose Malahlela from Keleketla! Library, the Okestra invites a crew of young independent Joburg-based musicians (supported by the Goethe Institut) to investigate the meaning and importance of kwaito music’s legacy for a new generation. More here. Their PASS performance featured original and new members of …  ( continue reading

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Thath’i Cover Okestra – Guga S’thebe – 04 November 2012

Thath’i Cover Okestra – perform a collaborative re-exploration of kwaito arranged, directed and conducted by Bokani Dyer on 4 November 2012 at Guga S’thebe Arts & Culture Centre, Langa. Pics by Roxanne Davids. More here And it’s not over – Thath’i Cover Okestra live at Gugas streaming oat 6pm this eve (SA time). Mogale’s after-party set will follow. Tune in.        ( continue reading

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Thath’i Cover Okestra

The Pan African Space Station host Thath’i Cover Okestra in a unique re-exploration of kwaito music live at 2pm today at Guga Sthebe- Arts & Culture Center, Washington Street, Langa. The brainchild of Rangoato Hlasane and Malose Malahlela from Keleketla! Library, Thath’i Cover Okestra invites a crew of young independent Joburg-based musicians (supported by the Goethe Institut) to investigate the meaning and importance of kwaito music’s legacy for a new generation. This performance will feature original and new members of …  ( continue reading

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The Brother Moves On

The Brother’s sound is a tradition-trouncing trans-Atlantic Afro-centric futuristically ancient fusion that jack knifes between offworld spectral dub-metal, hyperrhythmic rock psychedelia, indie-township and astro-afro-free-jazz. Taking a cue from that other “Brother From Another Planet” they embrace a multi-genre, multimedia aesthetic, re-challenging hip-hop’s five pillars (MCing, DJing, B-boying and graffiti writing) into a conceptechnic performance art project that incorporates historical, political, and sociological perspectives. While their new album, ETA  is currently available online, Brother is best experienced life.  ( continue reading

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This week live on PASS radio

This week, live on PASS radio [ broadcasting from Tagore’s Jazz Bar, 42 Trill Road, Observatory, Cape Town ]: Thursday: Nga Funk Friday: Hilton Schilder Trio Saturday: TheBrother Moves On (Jhb) Outdoor Sunday: Thath’i Cover Okestra with Bokani Dyer live from Guga Sthebe All performances from 9.30pm (excerpt Sunday – info here)   Livestream by hitting the ‘Listen to the live stream’ link on the left.  ( continue reading

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