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See you at the Jazz (Double Weekend Pass giveaway) #CTIJF

20/03/2018

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Bush Radio is giving you and your partner the chance to attend both days of the 2018 Cape Town International Jazz Festival happening at the CTICC on the 23rd and 24th of March.

We are giving away a set of double passes to 2 lucky listeners.

To qualify for the draw you need:

  1. Follow us on twitter or Instagram or like our facebook page.
  2. Send a minimum of 10 entries (each sms cost R1)

To enter this lucky draw SMS the keyword: JAZZ + your name and surname to 32158. (You will receive a sms confirming your entry)

Each double weekend pass is valued at over R2500.

The SMS line will close at 10am on Friday 23 March and the winners will be announced after 11am during the Morning Cruise. * You will need to collect your tickets by 2pm Friday if you are a winner with positive identification.*

Enter as often as you like to improve your chances.

 

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Nobody broke my heart, you know why? It’s already broken. – Sathima Bea Benjamin (1936 – 2013)

21/08/2013
Sathima Bea Benjamin (17 October 1936 – 20 August 2013)

Sathima Bea Benjamin (17 October 1936 – 20 August 2013)

All of us at Bush Radio would like to share our condolences with all the family, friends and fans of Sathima Bea Benjamin who passed away yesterday. South African jazz singer and wife of pianist Abdullah Ibrahim, Sathima Bea Benjamin has died at the age of 76. Sathima was born in Johannesburg and raised in Cape Town.In the 1960’s Sathima and husband Abdullah Ibrahim moved between Europe and New York.

Trailer to the 2010 documentary on Sathima: “Sathima’s Windsong”

In 1979, she launched her own record label, Ekapa, primarily to produce and distribute her music. Between 1979 and 2002, she released eight albums: ‘Sathima Sings Ellington’, ‘Dedications’, ‘Memories and Dreams’, ‘Windsong’, ‘Lovelight’, ‘Southern Touch’, ‘Cape Town Love’, and ‘Musical Echoes’.

Jazz Specialist and Bush Radio presenter Nigel Vermaas said Sathima was one of the icons of South African Jazz, however she wasn’t that recognised in this country because she spent most of her career in the United States where she was highly valued.

Sathima and Bush Radio volunteer, Ronnie Green enjoying a laugh and a cup of tea at the station

Sathima and Bush Radio volunteer, Ronnie Green enjoying a laugh and a cup of tea at the station

In October 2004, South African president Thabo Mbeki bestowed upon her the Order of Ikhamanga Silver Award in recognition for her excellent contribution as a jazz artist in South Africa and internationally, as well as for her contribution to the struggle against apartheid.  This year she received the Lifetime achievement award at the Standard Bank Joy of Jazz.

Jazz educator and musician, Paul Sedres said Sathima was able, through her music, to represent a big sector of our population and the ideals that we wanted in terms of our social change during the apartheid era.

Sathima Bea Benjamin and Abdullah Ibrahim had two children Tsakwe and Tsidi (hip-hop artist Jean Grae).

Editor of the South African Association for Jazz Education, Diane Rossi said one of the highlights was when Sathima graced the Crypt Jazz restaurant stage on International Jazz Day this year, and in the audience were her family and fans.

Rossi added that Sathima has gone far too soon.

Listen to Sathima sing (via sathimabeabenjamin.com):

* Loveless Love/Careless Love from SongSpirit

** If You Were the Only Boy in the World from Cape Town Love

CT International Jazz Festival winners

24/03/2011

Congratulations to the winners of the Bush Radio/CTIJF hampers (cap, t-shirt & cd) :

Robin Van Graan (Ottery), Lindelwa Lali (Parklands), Marlene Swartz (Maitland), Berenice Joshua (Kuilsriver) and Frans Nghifikua (Kenilworth)

The main winner of the Bush Radio/CTIJF double weekend pass is:

Niven Petersen (Kensington)

Win tickets to Africa’s Grandest Gathering – 12th CTIJF

14/03/2011

URGENT UPDATE:

17 March 2011: ESP Africa Director and CTIJF production director, Billy Domingo on fraudulent tickets, sales, free tickets and competitions. Hear what he says: CLICK HERE

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Bush Radio 89.5 FM is giving you a chance to attend both days of the Cape Town International Jazz Festival (CTIJF) which takes place on the 25th and 26th of March 2011.

All you need to do to enter this competition is SMS the keyword JAZZFEST + your name to 32158. (You will receive a sms confirming your entry)

Enter as often as you like.

The main name drawn will win:

1 double weekend pass, 1 x CTIJF (Polo) t-shirt, and 1 CTIJF (Polo) cap valued at R900

We will draw a further 5 names who will each win a hamper consisting of:

a CTIJF (Polo) t-shirt, 1 CTIJF (Polo cap) and x CD valued at R590

The competition closes on Wednesday the 23rd March at midnight.

The winner’s name will be released on the Morning Cruise on 89.5 FM on Thursday, 24 March 2011 and on our blog.

SMS costs R1 and free minutes do not apply.