Hugh Masekela
Township Jazz 'N' Jive
Randy Weston

International » Southern African » Township Jazz

One of the many dominant musical styles found in South Africa, township jazz is an urban style based on the traditional marabi sound; often called "jive," it is played on different instruments and sung in different languages depending on the township of origin.

Township Jazz Artists Highlights

Hugh Masekela
Hugh Masekela
Randy Weston
Randy Weston
Abdullah Ibrahim
Abdullah Ibrahim

More Township Jazz Artists

Township Jazz Album Highlights

Township Jazz 'N' Jive
Various Artists
Township Jazz 'N' Jive
The Chisa Years: 1965-1975 (Rare and Unreleased)
Hugh Masekela
The Chisa Years: 1965-1975 ...
Spirits to Bite Our Ears: The Singles Collection 1977-1986
Thomas Mapfumo
Spirits to Bite Our Ears: ...
Spirit! The Power of Music
Randy Weston
Spirit! The Power of Music
The Song Is My Story
Abdullah Ibrahim
The Song Is My Story
Change Is Pain
Mzwakhe Mbuli
Change Is Pain

More Township Jazz Albums

Township Jazz Song Highlights

Title/Composer Performer Stream
Ahvuomo
Miatta Fahnbulleh / Hugh Masekela
Zeve Zeve Thomas Mapfumo
Receiving the Spirit: Origin/Receiving the Spirit, Pt. 1/Receiving the Randy Weston
Open Door Within Abdullah Ibrahim
After Hours
Hugh Masekela
Sini Lindile
Nganezlyamfisa No Khambalomvaleliso
Wenzani Umoya The Big Four
Motshile
Malombo
Bhodlumlilo
African Jazz Pioneers

More Township Jazz Songs

Other Styles in Southern African