Beyond the Blues: Township Jazz in the '60s and '70s
Basil Breakey photographed and befriended these township jazz musicians, and so built up a significant historical record. Here are Kippie Moeketsi, Dollar Brand ( Abdullah Ibrahim), Chris MacGregor, Basil Coetzee, Barney Rachabane, and others.
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Introduction by Christopher Ballantine page
Louis Moholo on the Blue Notes
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