The Blue Notes: South Africa’s first generation of free jazz

Gwen Ansell, University of Pretoria “We were all kind of rebels,” drummer Louis Tebogo Moholo-Moholo recalls, “so, like birds of a feather, [we] flocked together.” South African trumpeter, Marcus Wyatt. Muntu Vilakazi/Sunday Times   He’s talking about the Blue Notes, a multiracial modern jazz outfit formed in Cape Town in the early 1960s. White composer …

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