Indaba Is: A Black Community Sonic Movement

A compilation of new South African improvised music and jazz is testament to the power of creating in a communal spirit that honours the ancestors with new conversations.

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The Brother Moves On with Thandi Ntuli, with whom they perform ‘Umthandazo Wamagenge’ on the upcoming album Indaba Is.
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Pianist Bokani Dyer and his band on the first day of recording their song Ke Nako for the Indaba Is compilation.

Planting the seeds

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Pianist Thandi Ntuli with her band, whose song ‘Dikeledi’ features on the album.

Powerful resonances

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The Ancestors in studio while recording their track ‘Prelude to Writing Together’.

Rearranging and reimagining

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The Wretched in DyerTribe Studio while recording their track ‘What Is History’.

Communal spirit

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Members of Iphupho l’ka Biko and Hymnself & Kinsmen recorded ‘Abaphezulu’, one of the standout songs on Indaba Is.

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