Jazz Scene: South Africa

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Jazz Scene: South Africa

There's often a spiritual, ecstatic quality to jazz from South Africa, where elements of local tradition and languages as well as modern R&B and other eclectic strains all blend together. Born in struggle, the music reflects its still-new, post-apartheid reality, brimming with promise and conviction. Our editors regularly update this playlist. If you like a song, add it to your library.