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SUMMER JAMZ

UBAQUILE (SEE SAW) TETE AND BARBS IN MY MIND Dudu Pukwana Diamond Express Freedom : 1978 DP, alto sax; Mongezi Feza, trumpet; Lucky Ranku, guitar; Frank Roberts, keyboards; Ernest Mothole, bass; James Meine, drums. “Tete”: DP, alto sax; MF, trumpet; Nick… Continue reading

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SUMMER RE-UP: The Voodoo of Dudu; or Cape Town Rock City

Originally posted 7 December 2006 BALOYI SEKELA KHULUMA Dudu Pukwana & Spear In the Townships Atlantic : 1974 DP, alto sax, piano; Mongezi Feza, trumpet; Harry Miller, bass; Louis Moholo, drums. Dig it: The indestructible beat of Soweto. Jazz stylee.… Continue reading

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Long Live the Weasle King

THE KING OF WEASLE IS CALLED EASLE Dudu Pukwana | Misha Mengelberg | Han Bennink Yi Yole ICP : 1978 DP, alto sax, whistle; MM, piano; HB, trombone. New Dutch Swing meets South African Ex-Pat and here’s what we get:… Continue reading

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The Magic of Dudu

photo by Denis Dalby/Leeds Jazz FLUTE MUSIC FREEZE Dudu Pukwana & Spear Flute Music Virgin : 1975 DP, alto sax, piano, percussion; Mongezi Feza, trumpet, flute, congas, percussion; Victor Williams, keyboards; Pete Cowling, bass; John Stevens, drums; “Bob,” congas. Summer’s… Continue reading

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The Voodoo of Dudu; or Cape Town Rock City

BALOYI SEKELA KHULUMA Dudu Pukwana & Spear In the Townships Atlantic : 1974 DP, alto sax, piano; Mongezi Feza, trumpet; Harry Miller, bass; Louis Moholo, drums. Dig it: The indestructible beat of Soweto. Jazz stylee. Dudu Pukwana. Alto sax prodigy… Continue reading

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