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Vinyl Releases

SOUL SAFARI PRESENTS TOWNSHIP JIVE & KWELA JAZZ VOL.4 (LP)
12" Vinyl NL 29.09.16
16 early vocal & jazzy tunes from the golden age of jive & kwela in south africa. released originally on fragile shellac discs only. shellac is a very delicate material but the music survived thanks to the archives of ilam. a truly great source of south african music is being preserved here for new generations, to inspire young and hopeful musicians and singers from all over the world. 180gram vinyl.
UP 2016.007LP
Ubuntu Publishing
Last Copy!
16.99 EUR *
TOWNSHIP JIVE & KWELA JAZZ (LP)
12" Vinyl NL 22.12.11
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.
UP2011.004LP
Ubuntu Publishing
in stock
14.99 EUR *
SOUL SAFARI PRESENTS TOWNSHIP JIVE & KWELA JAZZ VOL.3 (LP)
12" Vinyl lp NL 11.11.14
soul safari started as a blog to showcase the music of africa with a strong emphasis on south africa. now in its 6th year, soul safari is proud to present the third volume of the compilation township jive & kwela jazz, a collection of rare gems originally released as shellac 78s in the period 1960-1965 in south africa.
UP 2014 006LP
Ubuntu Publishing

also available as:
CD (EUR 14.5)
out of stock
16.99 EUR *
TOWNSHIP JIVE & KWELA JAZZ VOLUME 2 (LP)
12" Vinyl D 25.11.13
soul safari presents volume two of the township jive & kwela jazz compilation, featuring 18 rare gems from south africa, recorded between 1930 and 1962. all titles on this compilation have been carefully 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.
UP 2013.005 LP
Ubuntu Publishing
out of stock
16.99 EUR *

Releases on CD / DVD

SOUL SAFARI PRESENTS TOWNSHIP JIVE & KWELA JAZZ VOL.3 (CD)
cd NL 07.11.14
soul safari started as a blog to showcase the music of africa with a strong emphasis on south africa. now in its 6th year, soul safari is proud to present the third volume of the compilation ‘township jive & kwela jazz’, a collection of rare gems originally released as shellac 78’s in the period 1960-1965 in south africa. on this third volume the selection features the gorgeous close harmony vocal groups singing in the tradition of american r & b and doo wop. but always with that typical south african swing and sung in the zulu or xhosa languages.
UP 2014 006CD
Ubuntu Publishing

also available as:
Vinyl (EUR 16.99)
Last Copy!
14.50 EUR *
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