Chapter 2 – African Jazz

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AFRICAN JAZZ: The mother body of Black South African music, which sprung out of ragtime and blues and American swing. On this chapter we look at The Evolution of South African Jazz guitarist of 1950s (acoustic era), the first generation of jazz guitar: General Duze, Almon Memela, Enoch Thabethe and Stanford Tsiu. Popular Substyles: Amajuba & uMsakazo. To add depth and perspective, guest artist – Themba Mokoena was invited to address various aspects of the tutorial and provide demonstrations and interview in video. To find out more, subscribe tutorials and also find the published book Introduction to South African Guitar Styles Vol.1 “Five Decades of Ukuvamba” (1930s to 1980s) direct link

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