Tag Archives: The Blue Notes

Jazz With A Raised Fist

  Time to burn the Numsa T-shirt. I’ve finally been busted for the conservative and purist I really am. That, at least is the conclusion you might draw if you saw me scrambling for tickets for the Rosies stage at last week’s Cape Town International Jazz Festival. Because, according to one online contributor for a […]

Heads Up: Red Hot + Fela, Kinshasa Soukous and Rare Dudu Pukwana and the Jazz Disciples

As Okmalumkoolkat spits on Dirty Paraffin’s D.P.E.P, “You fucking freeloaders, You can download us”, which seems like an appropriate place to begin for this post. Fela Kuti First up there is a great new compilation of Fela Kuti covers coming out October 15th. It’s titled RED HOT + FELA and features thirteen re-workings of Fela […]