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Godfather of jazz, Fred Wesley, in Durban

The Godfather of Jazz Funk Fred Wesley is performing for one night only in Durban. As part of his world tour Wesley will be jazzing up at the Sipho Gumede Hall at the Bat Centre in the small craft harbour on November 25.  186 more words


Cosmos | DJ2tee | Mixcloud

The “cosmos” is the universe regarded as an orderly system; the opposite of chaos. The philosopher Pythagoras was probably the first to use the term cosmos to describe the order of the universe, but the term was not fully embraced until the 19th century  Prussian geographer, naturalist, explorer and polymath, Alexander von Humboldt, resurrected  it for to his study, “Kosmos”, and influenced the modern (perhaps erroneous) perception of the universe as one interacting entity. 197 more words


Big Ben Hillman - The Friday Night Consortium

After more than five years since his last release, Boston-based funk and retro-soul musician Big Ben Hillman is finally releasing his debut full-length solo album. … 448 more words

Smooth Jazz

Earth, Wind & Fire - Gratitude 1975

2 genuine musical masterpieces…extraordinary talent and arrangement. Here are 2 of my favourites from EWF :

You Can’t Hide Love

Sun Goddess (with Ramsey Lewis)

Jazz & Soul

Light of the World - London Town

This song just knocks me for six and not just because I’m a Londoner.

Read about Light of the World. Some interesting stuff as some members went on to form Beggar & Co and Incognito.

Early 80s Soul

Wilton Felder : Remembering a Crusader

Last month marked the passing of one of my favorite musicians, Wilton Felder, Tenor Saxophonist and co-founder of the legendary Jazz-Funk group The (Jazz) Crusaders, and a great session bass player as well. 1,481 more words

Music Matters

Arno Haas - Back To You

Black-Forest-born Arno Haas released his debut album Magic Hands in 2013 receiving high accolades by critics. His sophomore album Back To You is scheduled for release on October 22, 2015 on mochermusic. 150 more words

Smooth Jazz