13 minutes read February 7, 2013 An Interview with South African Jazz Artist Shane Cooper The best interview subjects often-times turn out to not only possess an affable personality, but also tend to express vast, in-depth knowledge in whatever the topic under discussion may be…… Read More 3 minutes read December 27, 2012 10 Albums You Might Have Missed This Year This list of 10 albums by African artists probably says more about my own musical preferences than it does about all those other “Best Albums of 2012” year-end lists floating….. Read More 7 minutes read November 13, 2012 Kyle Shepherd X Artists loathe hyper-intellectualism. Rationalization tends to eradicate emotion and surrendering passion becomes another way to pay the devil. But then there are those artists whose intellectualism is a birthright, not….. Read More 1 minute read March 19, 2012 ‘South African History !X’ Fresh off a Japanese tour, Capetonian jazz musician Kyle Shepherd returns with a third album entitled ‘South African History !X,’ which, he explains in the video above, “pays homage to the….. Read More 1 minute read August 10, 2010 The Liberation of Afrikaans Read More 2 minutes read December 31, 2009 New Year's Day (Tweede Nuwejaar) Around this time every year I miss the place where I was born and grew up. (I make it there every other December). Right now I am in northern Wyoming….. Read More ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.