25 Sep 2021

South Africa's Young Lions

From Inside Out, 5:01 pm on 25 September 2021
Thandi Ntuli

Thandi Ntuli Photo: Thandi Ntuli


The South African jazz scene is incredibly exciting and diverse, as its younger musicians explore ways of fusing the urban roots of jazz with traditional music.

This week, Nick checks out some of the young generation of musicians making waves on the South African scene- including pianists Bokani Dyer, Thandi Ntuli, and Nduduzo Makhathini; horn players Ndabo Zulu and Sisonke Xonti; singers Mihi Matshingana and Zoe Modiga; drummer Tefo Mahola; and the fantastic ZAR Jazz Orchestra, led by Marcus Wyatt. 






# Artist: Song: Composer: Album Label: Duration:
1 Marcus Wyatt & the ZAR Jazz Orchestra Connected Wyatt   Into Dust / Waltz for Jozi Language 12 07:05
2 Jazz Epistles Dollar's Moods Brand Jazz Epistle (Complete Recordings) RevOla 05:26
3 Sisonke Xonti Sinivile Xonti uGaba The Migration As-Shams / The Sun 06:27
4 Ndabo Zulu / Umgidi Ensemble / Mbuso Khosa Abansundu Nabamhlophe Sikhakhane / Bombo Queen Nandi: The African Symphony Mageba Music 06:27
5 Thandi Ntuli Lonely Heart Ntuli The Offering private 04:18
6 Tefo Mahola The Tear Mahola First Offering Concept Records 05:20
7 Nduduzo Makhatini Indawu Makhathini Modes of Communication: Letters from the Underworlds Blue Note 08:34
8 Marcus Wyatt & the ZAR Jazz Orchestra Klipdrift Cinderella Wyatt Into Dust / Waltz for Jozi Language 12 05:57

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