Life Begins

Tosin Aribisala, Nigerian master drummer (master of the drum kit, that is), has performed with Femi Kuti, Antibalas and many others. He&#8217;s been living in Washington DC since 2001, pursuing a career as a well-known freelance drummer, an active gospel musician ...<a class="meta-nav" href="http://www.afropop.org/wp/17009/tosin-aribisala-life-begins/"> Read more &#187;</a>

Cape Town Winter in Columbus Circle: Jo’Burg All Stars at Dizzy’s

Rain and fog had descended on Manhattan as a sextet of top-flight South African jazz musicians took the stage at Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola (part of Jazz at Lincoln Center) on Friday, April 4.  The MC, who clearly knew the ...<a class="meta-nav" href="http://www.afropop.org/wp/17755/cape-town-winter-in-columbus-circle-joburg-all-stars-at-dizzys/"> Read more &#187;</a>

Electric Jive Unleashes Massive 1960s South African Jazz Collection

We here at Afropop love to get our hands on fresh music, unreleased tracks and unheard sounds.  So we were floored to find out about this incredible resource just waiting to be delved into. A decade of live performances, capturing ...<a class="meta-nav" href="http://www.afropop.org/wp/17718/electric-jive-unleashes-massive-1960s-jazz-collection/"> Read more &#187;</a>