World Treasures Music on KMAH Radio: Matsuli Music feature

Music from Jacob Mafuleni and Gary Gritness, plus more, as well as a feature on South African jazz specialists Matsuli Music in the second half.

Tracklist below and a link to listen too if you missed it live.

Batanidzo EP – Jacob Mafuleni and Gary Gritness

Gary Gritness

Pacific Express – Black Fire (reissued by Matsuli Music)

World Treasures Music is on KMAH Radio every fortnightly Thursday, 2pm until 4pm (GMT).

Jacob Mafuleni & Gar.y Gritness – Mweya We Chikoni

Gang Machado – Hoje Não Saiu Daqui (Minkle Edit)

Jacob Mafuleni & Gary Gritness – Mukuru

Rick Asikpo – Jam (Minkle Edit)

Jacob Mafuleni & Gary Gritness – Nyama Iekougotcha

Julie Coker – Gossiper Scandal Monger (Minkle Repair Edit)

Piero Umiliani – Chaser (Minkle’s Dennis Edit)

Tony Igiettemo – Feel So Good (Kirk Edit)

Black Disco – Night Express (reissued by Matsuli Music)

Derrick Gripper – Kaira (Peace) (reissued by Matsuli Music)

Batsumi – Lishonile (reissued by Matsuli Music)

The Soul Jazzmen – Inhlupeko (reissued by Matsuli Music)

Noikho Xaba And The Natives – Nomusa (reissued by Matsuli Music)

Dick Khoza – Chapita (reissued by Matsuli Music)

Jacob Mafuleni & Gary Gritness – Mayarira

Jacob Mafuleni & Gary Gritness – Zvichapera

Interview: Matsuli Music

World Treasures Music spoke to Matt Temple from Matsuli Music –  a specialist label reissuing priceless vinyl from South Africa.

Chris Albertyn, Sathima Bea Benjamin, Matt Temple

Chris Albertyn, Sathima Bea Benjamin, Matt Temple

Their releases include Batsumi’s seminal spiritual jazz albums, Sathima Bea Benjamin’s African Songbird LP (with Dollar Brand), Dick Choza’s Chapita LP and most recently Ndikho Xaba’s holy grail, Ndikho Xaba and the Natives.

To read the interview and see more about the music of South Africa (Shangaan, kwaito, jive, etc) and its neighbouring countries click here.

South African jazz reissue – another piece of the jigsaw