For a musician anywhere, surviving and prospering within the genre called jazz has never been easy, and it still isn't.
Philip Tabane was unlike any other musician. His music was intimately woven into his cosmology and spirituality.
Something really magical is happening at the intersection between jazz and hip-hop at the moment. Many of the artists involved will be playing at Africa’s foremost jazz festival.
Many middle-class parents buy classical CDs because it is supposed to make their kids clever. But a jazz-loving academic has started using her favourite genre in early childhood learning.