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Tsaba Tsaba

Sazi Dlamini

Sazi Dlamini is a lecturer in musicology at University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. His scholarly and performance interests include indigenous musical bows, South African popular music history, free-improvisation, new music and children’s indigenous musical performance. He composes and performs on ugubhu, umakhweyana, umqangala and uhadi musical bows and builds flutes, traditional harps from bamboo, reed, horn, calabash and recycled materials. He is founder of the International Bow Music Conference and Insurrections Ensemble and is currently Senior Research Fellow for the ReCentering AfroAsia Project. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XII : Genres: Sub-Saharan Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Tsaba tsaba is an urban dance music of black South Africans that emerged in the 1930s and came to the attention of the wider world in 1954 following US radio broadcasts of ‘Skokiaan,’ and the tune’s immediate release under a new title...

Umakhweyana and ugubhu Zulu musical bows as inkokha, imvingo, inkohlisa, uqwabe and isiqwemqwemana

Sazi Dlamini

Sazi Dlamini is a lecturer in musicology at University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. His scholarly and performance interests include indigenous musical bows, South African popular music history, free-improvisation, new music and children’s indigenous musical performance. He composes and performs on ugubhu, umakhweyana, umqangala and uhadi musical bows and builds flutes, traditional harps from bamboo, reed, horn, calabash and recycled materials. He is founder of the International Bow Music Conference and Insurrections Ensemble and is currently Senior Research Fellow for the ReCentering AfroAsia Project. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Musical Bows of Southern Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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... Journal of the Musical Arts in Africa 1 (1): 138–60 . Sazi Dlamini (ed.) (2017), First International Bow Music Conference Proceedings...

Isicathamiya

Sazi Dlamini

Sazi Dlamini is a lecturer in musicology at University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. His scholarly and performance interests include indigenous musical bows, South African popular music history, free-improvisation, new music and children’s indigenous musical performance. He composes and performs on ugubhu, umakhweyana, umqangala and uhadi musical bows and builds flutes, traditional harps from bamboo, reed, horn, calabash and recycled materials. He is founder of the International Bow Music Conference and Insurrections Ensemble and is currently Senior Research Fellow for the ReCentering AfroAsia Project. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XII : Genres: Sub-Saharan Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Isicathamiya is a popular a cappella music style performed by black male choirs in South Africa. The genre’s beginnings are traced to the nineteenth century. The name is derived from cathama, an isiZulu term for ‘walk[ing] softly like a cat...

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Sazi Dlamini

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Sazi Dlamini is a lecturer in musicology at University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. His scholarly and performance interests include indigenous musical bows, South African popular music history, free-improvisation, new music and children’s indigenous musical performance. He composes and performs on ugubhu, umakhweyana, umqangala and uhadi musical bows and builds flutes, traditional harps from bamboo, reed, horn, calabash and recycled materials. He is founder of the International Bow Music Conference and Insurrections Ensemble and is currently Senior Research Fellow for the ReCentering AfroAsia Project. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Christopher Ballantine

Christopher Ballantine

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Nishlyn Ramanna

Nishlyn Ramanna

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VI : Locations: Africa and the Middle East

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

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... of Natal. Sazi Dlamini . 1998. Township Music: The Compositional and Performance Approaches of Three Neotraditional Musicians in Durban . Unpublished M.Mus....