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Uganda: International Jazz Festival On

SOURCE: Published: 2008-09-26
Miriam Makeba THE story of jazz music in Uganda has so far been one clouded in confusion. Book a jazz artist, over-hype the artist and concert with massive advertising and a high entry fee with emphasis on VIP treatment, and you will have the cream of Kampala's socialites eating out of your hands.

Next month's Amani Africa, the first annual jazz festival will provide a guide to for the appreciation of jazz music.

The festival has attracted big names like South Africa's Miriam Makeba and Oliver Mtukuzi who is back for another great performance. Third World Love will jet in from Israel for the Middle East sound.


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