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Nigel Vermaas gets RED HOT + BLUE with Connected to Jazz – 500th Edition!

27/11/2020

On Tuesday, 1 December 2020 Nigel Vermaas celebrates his 500th edition of Connected to Jazz on Bush Radio 89.5FM.

In 1990 musicians & video makers came together to produce an album & videos in support of AIDS relief. In RED HOT + BLUE they chose to focus on the songs of Cole Porter. 

Thirty years on, Connected to Jazz celebrates its 500th edition on 1st December, World Aids Day, with the words & music of Cole Porter, one of the leading contributors to the Great American Songbook. 

Please join us on Tuesday 1st December at 8 p.m. for the 500th CONNECTED 2 JAZZ show only on Bush Radio on 89.5FM or online or our official app.

*Nigel started a programme called My Kinda Jazz on Bush Radio in 2006 which ran on a Saturday and on the 3rd May 2011, Connected to Jazz was launched in its current time-slot of 8pm on a Tuesday.

A special thanks to the Red Hot organisation for permission to use their video footage on the Red Hot + Blue album.

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Annie Lennox visits the Mother

28/02/2013

annielennox2 2013Well-known international musician and UN Aids goodwill ambassador Annie Lennox visited Bush Radio to speak about the scourge of gender based violence in the country.

Annie Lennox is in South Africa to lend her voice to raise awareness about the rape pandemic.
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On Wednesday joined by various organisations she drew up a petition demanding an end to violence against women and girls in South Africa.

Lennox said people need to understand that we are all part of the system of the problem. She added that gender based violence can be curbed.

She called on all South Africans to come together as one and call on the government to do something.

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