Soul Safari presents Township Jive & Kwela Jazz (1940-1960) celebrates the 3rd year of the Soul Safari blog with this great compilation of South African Jive/Kwela 78s. TIP! All titles on this compilation have been handpicked from the ILAM Archives (the International Library of African Music),in Grahamstown, South Africa. The tracklisting represents a wide variety of styles from the golden era of Jive & Kwela, originally released on 78 shellac discs from small independent record companies. The compilation features rarities by the big names obviously but presents mostly obscure material from a long lost past. Recorded from the original 78 rpms and professionally restored/mastered with artwork to match.