The Story of SA Jazz launch - feat. Umkhumbane & Elias ‘S’dumo’ Ngidi
Sunday, 03 May 2015 - 1pm
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The Story of South African Jazz is built upon the stories of many great musicians and pioneers.
The launch of the Story of SA Jazz is both a book launch and a presentation focused on live performance featuring the music of the Umkhumbane Ensemble and ‘S’dumo’ Ngidi.
It was the first such establishment of its kind in KwaZulu Natal, located in a so called “White” area under the infamous Group Areas Act, to be granted a license to sell food and sorghum beer to Africans; this, after having had to seek permission from all businesses within a 200-meter radius of the proposed site in Stanfield Lane, Pinetown. After a protracted struggle the founding members, Ben Pretorius and Billy Mthembu, were granted a full liquor license in 1983. Continue Reading
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