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Various - The Rough Guide To South African Jazz MP3
Performer: Various
Title: The Rough Guide To South African Jazz
Label: Music Rough Guides, World Music Network
Country: UK
Released: 2000
Style: African
Cat: RGNET 1045 CD
Rating: 4.1/5
Format: MP3, FLAC, WMA
FLAC size: 2627 mb | MP3 size: 1587 mb | WMA size: 2200 mb

1Chris McGregor & The South African ExilesUDF2:46
2Abdullah IbrahimAfrican Marketplace5:21
3Jazz EpistlesTwelve Times Twelve7:31
4Sheer All StarsMabarane4:53
5Moses Taiwa MolelekwaGenes And Spirits4:17
6Bheki MselekuCloser To The Source5:58
7Lemmy SpecialSee You Later2:30
8Miriam Makeba & The Skylarks Siyavuya2:37
9Pops MohamedElection Day Serenade3:28
10Zim NgqawanaYou Think You Know Me2:24
11Chris McGregor's Brotherhood Of BreathTunji's Song6:46
12Deepak RamCabbage And Roti4:48
13Thelani Ajb Featuring West NkosiMarabi Kwela5:21
14Sipho MabuseThaba Bosiu5:05
15African Jazz PioneersNonto Sangoma4:49
16Winston's Jive Mix-UpWait Awhile3:55


  • Artwork By, DesignImpetus , Justin Champney
  • Compiled By, Sleeve NotesGraeme Ewens
  • CoordinatorCatherine Steinmann
  • Mastered ByLaurence Cedar


Enhanced CD containing a bonus data track with information from Rough Guides on travel and South African jazz.

This compilation:
℗ & © World Music Network 2000
Made in Great Britain.


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