South African Jazz Cultures and the Archive: Six Days of Discussions, Public Lectures, and Live Music

Announcing six days of discussions, public lectures, book readings, film showings, record launches and live music to initiate the two year British Academy Newton Advanced Fellowship project South African Jazz Cultures and the Archive in association with the University of York Department of Music and SA-UK Season 2015 (4-9 September 2015).

All events are open to the public, and the majority are free (although it is necessary to book a ticket).

Full information (including booking) can be found on the South African Jazz Cultures and the Archive homepage.

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PROGRAMME OF EVENTS

Friday 4th September 2015
18.30-19.45 | Rymer Auditorium | Public Lecture | Event Details
Professor Christopher Ballantine (University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa)
Song, Memory, Power and the South African Archive

20.00-21.00 | Music Research Centre | Reception | Event Details
Project Launch Reception

Saturday 5th September 2015
17.00-18.15 | Rymer Auditorium | Book Reading | Event Details
Catherine and Darius Brubeck
Two takes from “Jazz Life”, a work in progress

18.30-19.45 | Rymer Auditorium | Film Project in Progress | Event Details
Eugene Skeef (Umoya Creations)
Bheki Mseleku – Keeper Of The Home

Sunday 6th September 2015
15.00-16.30 | Berwick Saul Building | Round Table Discussion | Event Details
Adam Glasser (chair), Nduduzo MakhathiniTete Mbambisa, and Pinise Saul
South African Jazz Standards Legacy Project

17.00-18.30 | Berwick Saul Building | Round Table Discussion | Event Details
Dr Lindelwa Dalamba (chair), Maxine McGregorVuyiswa Ngcwangu, and Pinise Saul
Women in South African jazz

Monday 7th September 2015
18.30-19.45 | Rymer Auditorium | Public Lecture | Event Details
Dr Sazi Dlamini (University of KwaZulu Natal)
[De]articulations of mbaqanga in South African engagements with the jazz influence

Tuesday 8th September 2015
18.30-19.45 | Rymer Auditorium | Public Lecture | Event Details
Dr Lindelwa Dalamba (University of Witwatersrand)
Emergent Music: South African Jazz and the Postcolony

Wednesday 9th September 2015
19.30-21.30 | National Centre for Early Music | Concert | Event Details
Tete Mbambisa (piano) and his Big ‘SA-UK’ Sound
with Julian Argüelles (tenor), Chris Batchelor (trumpet), Steve Buckley (alto), Gilbert Matthews (drums) Vuysiwa Ngcwangu (voice) and Steve Watts (bass)
PLEASE NOTE: this concert is held at the National Centre for Early Music, York

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