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Southern Africa's finest music archive was developed in a brief and rich musical period of magic and miracle.
From a small child on the mothers back, to an unborn child in the mothers womb, to a toddler banging the drum in his mothers lap. The cycle of traditional music continues endlessly through the African tradition from conception to death, from incarnation to afterlife.
Already diagnosed with cancer this is the last album diva Busi Mhlongo recorded among a stellar line-up of artists and producers.
Between 2000 - 2002 Afribeat recorded the length and greadth of Cape Town music in a search for the voice of Cape Town and we found it. It is called "goema."
Between 1999 - 2003 Afribeat partnered with composer and bandleader Mac Mackenzie to produce the all star collaboration "Goema Captains of Cape Town.
The indigenous music of Cape Town expressed by the ghetto poet, goema poet, princess Monica V Botha and a host of Khoi luminaries.
On a visit to the SABC Archives in the Western Cape I found a well preserved selection of inspiring South African music of many different periods.
A collection of the best of South African jazz.