THE MANY FACES OF GREENMARKET SQUARE

BY JOY MPHANDE

 

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Music that touches the soul is for the good, the bad, the young, the old and the hungry! They all came to the Cape Town International Jazz Festival Free Concert on Green Market Square. And who is to say who understands it better – the camera-toting youngster, or the older man who’s clearly felt more of life’s hardships?

 

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Vudu told us at their press conference how they could never box their sounds in, because they evolve over time and are always new. Pianist Wesley Keet, performing at the 18th Cape Town International Jazz Festival Free Concert on Cape Town’s Green market Square demonstrates the kind of concentration demanded by such fluid musical re-invention.

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“I believe the children are our future”, sang Stevie Wonder.  And for these youngsters, fascinated by the acts on the Green market Square stage, the future is filled with music.

 

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