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A Miles Davis Kind of Blue Winter – Music Review

A walking bass that leaves the sonic footprints for you to follow through smoky and ambient jazz composition. Smooth trumpet soaring on revolutionary modal lines over simple and steady rhythms and consistent harmonic progression. Even in trumpet cadenzas, you are caressed by brushed drums. Trumpeter Miles Davis’ legendary Kind of Blue (1959) album is 46 minutes of cool modal revelation for your winter lockdown.

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Drostdy Theatre making waves in lockdown

The Drostdy Theatre and Iluminar Productions are hosting an array of pre-recorded shows over the next couple of months. These music theatre productions have been developed and managed by Iluminar Productions during 2018, 2019 and/or 2020 and were scheduled to run at music venues and festivals in South Africa during the course of the year.

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Modes of Communication: Letters from the Underworlds by Nduduzo Makhathini

In this self-composed album, Nduduzo Makhathini graces with a colourful gathering of jazz ensemble fluctuating through a palette of moods. The balance of these moods is set by the very first track, “Yehlisan’uMoya”. One moment, Makhathini’s florid piano acrobatics whisks you away into a wildly effervescent space of instrumental. Another moment his ensemble sympathises to the calm of voices in spiritual lullaby. The overall impression is light jazz, but refrains from diffusing Nduduzo’s frivolous pianistics, and complements it instead.

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