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To the Peace on Earth By Struan Douglas
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Following the trail of the mysterious suicide of 27 To the year old prodigy, jazz pianist Moses Molelekwa; the writer lands at the knee of self discovery. Ananda DNA, a French mystic, mescalito and... More > healer provides a terrific scripture, enjoyable metaphysics and amusing spirituality on which a university of celebration is founded. Set on the Musical Energy Loud Truth Beyond 2000 farm and during the freedom era of South Africa’s miracle peaceful transformation, a whimsical and colourful group of creative characters come together to share in the metaphors, philosophies and permanent reminders of being human. These are useful markers on the journey from separation to unity consciousness.< Less
The Story of South African Jazz Volume One By Struan Douglas
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A COMPILATION OF COMMENTARIES AND INTERVIEWS FOR THE JAZZ ENTHUSIAST THE MUSIC LOVER. Interviews with Moses Molelekwa, Robbie Jansen, Gito Baloi, Ezra Ngcukana, Miriam Makeba, Louis Moholo, Theo... More > Bophela, Hugh Masekela, Sathima Bea Benjamin, Carlo Mombelli, Marcus Wyatt, Claude Deppa, Morris Goldberg, Abdullah Ibrahim, Moses Khumalo, Vince Colbe, Mr Brookes, Mac Mackenzie and the Goema Captains of Cape Town. Together with running commentary of a life lived and learned through the lens of heart centred South African jazz musical vibration. The Story of SA Jazz Volume One is a great journey into exposing one of the most profound musical languages to ever come out of this country. Jazz it is said is the classical music of the 20th century. Through a collection of interviews, articles and commentaries, 'The Story of SA Jazz Volume One' exposes the extraordinary role South African musicians have played in the development of jazz music and humanity worldwide.< Less
Shadows of Justice By Graham Michael Lesch & Struan Douglas
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Born in 1936 Graham fought for human rights from all angles. He saw himself as a white man in Africa, here to set right the wrongs of his tribal line. Graham shared a deep spirituality with the... More > ancestral heritage of the African continent. He found no greater enemy than the apartheid government of South Africa's cruel foreign invasion. In this period 1952 – 1974 he was a hunted man and spent most of his time labeled a notorious criminal and incarcerated, where he was starved and tortured. He fled South Africa in 1969 by foot in a futile attempt to join the P.A.C. in Tanzania. In 1975 he married Jenny Clark. Jenny had polio as a child and is 95% physically disabled. Graham was never involved in any political party and fought for freedom, justice and equality from the unwavering truths of his heart.< Less
The New South Africa and the friends around her By HM Stanley Jnr
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When South Africa changed from old to new, Jim Bailey and his Pan African enterprise, a humdrum of writers, photographers, musicians and revolutionaries, was in the engine room. In 1984 this... More > enterprise, Drum magazine, crossed the floor for the benefit of all. This is a poetic memoire of a time of change brought to life by the addition of visuals by anonymous Drum photographers. This posthumous collection published under his pseudonym is a crucial perspective that awakens the reader to the thrilling abundance of Southern Africa and all the friends around her. Compassion and love exists, is lived and experienced.A selection of previously unpublished poems from a late legend who created a living legacy, Jim Bailey; CBE, publisher, soldier, poet, African adventurer, historian, freedom fighter and Esquire.< Less
Airborne to Africa By Jim Bailey
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Airborne to Africa is the posthumous collection of Jim Bailey poems previously unreleased. After he nearly lost his life as a fighter pilot in World War II, Jim dedicated his heart to Africa. His... More > is a life lived with joy and honesty and this resonates in his poetry. Jim has traveled the African continent as if it were his oyster and these pearls amongst this poetry collection from one of the greatest journeys in the university of life, there has ever been. “The poetry of Airborne to Africa is full of colour, culture, diversity, unity and humanity in words and photographs for Africa.” As a backdrop to Jim’s wonderful poetic observations photographic images from travels to Dakar and Bamako in 2000, Abidjan, Burkina Faso and Congo Brazzaville in 2001, Maputo, Durban and Cape Town are added.< Less
Happy Landings on Spaceship Earth By Adam Knight
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Adam Knight poet, mystic, architect and builder presents a humorous and insightful work. This work is visionary, compassionate, welcoming and tolerant for a new age in shift thinking where creativity... More > is celebrated.< Less
Cryptic Cynic By Adam Knight
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Architect and mystic Adam Knight collection of poetry with photographs also by Adam.