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The Brubecks, jazz and the fight for justice

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July 1979: The Dave Brubeck Quartet play at London’s Alexandra Palace with Dave Brubeck on piano, Jerry Bergonzi on tenor saxophone, Chris Brubeck on bass guitar and Randy Jones on drums. (Photograph by Denis Williams, National Jazz Archive/ Heritage Images/ Getty Images)
July 1979: The Dave Brubeck Quartet play at London’s Alexandra Palace with Dave Brubeck on piano, Jerry Bergonzi on tenor saxophone, Chris Brubeck on bass guitar and Randy Jones on drums. (Photograph by Denis Williams, National Jazz Archive/ Heritage Images/ Getty Images)

The Brubeck family of musicians has a long history in South Africa. They supported the cultural boycott during apartheid and started the jazz programme at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

 

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