Carol Ann Muller Joins Other Musicians, Poets, and Scholars to Create a Sampling of South African Jazz

June 6, 2024

The article by Giovanni Russonello from the New York Times explores South Africa’s profound relationship with jazz music, with its roots in apartheid’s racial oppression when used as a symbol of resistance. South African jazz continued to evolve post-apartheid to be embraced by a new generation of musicians. Muller introduces her pick, “Cape Genesis: Slave Labor” by Kyle Shepherd, within the article. Each song’s description is accompanied by a Youtube link as well for listening.

Read the full article here

Listen to the playlist on Spotify here