Tag Archives: Jazz

Photographing at the International Library of African Music

  n July 2015, I visited the International Library of African Music, or ILAM, in Grahamstown, South Africa for the first time. I had approached Diane Thram, ILAM’s director, in 2013 about a proposal to photograph their 78 rpm record collection. I was looking to expand on a project to visually document every South African [...]

Mrubata Turns Up the Volume

  Sax player McCoy Mrubata was a young lion on the Joburg jazz scene for so long it’s hard for some of us to acknowledge our own grey hairs in the reality that he is now an elder statesman. But it’s less difficult for him: “After so many years on the road, I’m getting comfortable [...]