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Wednesday Aug 13 | Iol.co.za

From bush bash to major fest

It was when I looked up that famous Oppikoppi hill and saw the horde of people coming down, laughing and shouting and greeting each other, all clutching some form of alcohol, that I knew.

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Related Topix: Jazz, World News, South Africa

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Vanguard

Jazz raises quality of life - Oti Bazunu

Businessman and jazz aficionado Oti Bazunu lives life on his own terms; and when in 2010 he decided to begin the November annual music festival that has come to be known as the Lagos Jazz Series, the terms of engagement, apparently, were designed to be as lofty as his lifestyle.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, United Kingdom Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel, Jazz, Marcus Miller, Nigeria Travel, Africa Travel

Fri Jul 18, 2014

York Press

Trumpeter Hugh Masekela receives honorary degree

Trumpeter and singer Hugh Masekela, from Witbank, South Africa, was given a trumpet aged 14 by the American jazz legend Louis Armstrong and is still going strong at 75. He spent much of his life in exile during which time he released over 40 albums and was featured on countless more.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Black Entertainment, Louis Armstrong

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Nippertown!

The Egg Announces Four More New Concerts

The Egg has added four more new concerts to its fall concert series. Tickets for the four new shows are currently available only to members of The Egg and go on sale to the general public on Friday .

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Related Topix: Blues, Marc Broussard, Jazz, Folk

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