Chapter 4 – KWELA

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The term kwela’, correctly written as ‘khwela’, can loosely be translated as or “climb up” in a number of South African languages, but it was also a slang term that referred to apartheid-era police vehicles. Main Figures: General Duze, Frans Pilane and Peter Khumalo. To add depth and perspective, guest artist – Sibusiso Lerole 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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