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
Abdullah Ibrahim alto saxophone Antibes Jazz Festival bandleader Barney Rachabane Basil Breakey Basil Coetzee Bassist Johnny Dyani Blue Notes Brotherhood of Breath Cape Town Castle Lager Big Castle Lager Jazz Chris McGregor Chris Schilder piano Christopher Columbus Dennis Mphale died Dollar Brand Dollar Brand piano Dorkay House Downbeat Dudu Pukwana alto Duke Makasi Early Mabuza drums Early Mabuza Quartet Ernest Mothle exile featuring ﬁrst ﬂat ﬂute France Harry Miller bass Hillbrow Hugh Masekela jazz bands Jazz Epistles jazz scene Johannesburg Johnny Dyani Johnny Gertze Jonas Gwangwa trombone Julian Bahula Kippie Moeketsi Kubeka Lager Big Band Lager Jazz Festival left South Africa London Louis Moholo Louis Tebogo Makeba Malombo Mongezi Feza Mongezi Feza trumpet musicians Ngcukana Nick Moyake performing Phil Schilder bass Philip Thabane photographs were taken Pinise Saul play rehearsal returned to South saxophonist Semenya Sithole Song South Africa South African jazz Steve Gordon tenor saxophones Tizzard toured Winston Mankunku Ngozi